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Group of Three Chest Tombs Approximately 25 Metres North of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1037 / 50°6'13"N

Longitude: -5.2767 / 5°16'35"W

OS Eastings: 165788

OS Northings: 27765

OS Grid: SW657277

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0NYN

Mapcode Global: VH133.HN9C

Plus Code: 9C2P4P3F+F8

Entry Name: Group of Three Chest Tombs Approximately 25 Metres North of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385397

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description


HELSTON

SW6427 CHURCH STREET
631-1/4/46 (West side)
Group of 3 chest tombs approx. 25
metres north of Church of St Michael

GV II

Group of 3 chest tombs. Earliest tomb dated 1829 to Thomas
Trevethan, d. aged 84; another to Catherine, wife of Thomas
Phillips, d.1837 aged 27 and other one to Joseph Roberts,
d.1830 aged 50. Dressed granite moulded monolithic sides plus
low-pitched pedimented stelae at one end of each tomb. Each
chest tomb is rectangular on plan. All have marble panels with
recessed corners inset to east end; the Trevethan tomb has
scrolled anthemion decoration.


Listing NGR: SW6578827765

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