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Latitude: 50.6629 / 50°39'46"N
Longitude: -4.7597 / 4°45'34"W
OS Eastings: 205060
OS Northings: 88437
OS Grid: SX050884
Mapcode National: GBR N1.7F7N
Mapcode Global: FRA 07XB.3J7
Entry Name: Tombchest of Thomas Hemince 4 Metres to South West of South Transept of Church of St Materiana
Listing Date: 20 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1223372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68849
Location: Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34
Civil Parish: Tintagel
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Tintagel
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 08 NE
4/189 Tombchest of Thomas Hemince 4
metres to southwest of south
transept of Church of St Materiana
Tombchest. 1702. In memory of Thomas, son of John and Tamsin Hemince who was killed
by lightning in 1702. Slate stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid.
Inscribed with marginal inscription in upper case lettering and verse in central
The body that heere buried lyes
By lightning fell, deaths sacrifice
To Him Elijah's fate was given
He rode on flames of fire to Heaven
Then mourn no more Hees taken hence
By the just hand of Providence.
O God the Judgements of thy feat
Are wonderous good & wonderous great
Thy ways in all thy works appear
As thunder loud, as lightning clear.
Listing NGR: SX0506088437
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