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Tombchest of Thomas Hemince 4 Metres to South West of South Transept of Church of St Materiana

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintagel, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68849

Location: Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Tintagel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Tintagel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

TINTAGEL TINTAGEL
SX 08 NE
4/189 Tombchest of Thomas Hemince 4
metres to southwest of south
transept of Church of St Materiana
GV II
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
panel:
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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