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Group of 7 Tombchests and 3 Headstones Including Those of W Johns, S Filgey, M Fuge, D Panter and S Arthur 10-18 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Materiana

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintagel, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6628 / 50°39'46"N

Longitude: -4.7596 / 4°45'34"W

OS Eastings: 205065

OS Northings: 88426

OS Grid: SX050884

Mapcode National: GBR N1.7M6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 07XB.3KD

Entry Name: Group of 7 Tombchests and 3 Headstones Including Those of W Johns, S Filgey, M Fuge, D Panter and S Arthur 10-18 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Materiana

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68851

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
4/191 Group of 7 tombchests and 3 head
stones including those of W Johns,
S Filgey, M Fuge, D Panter and
S Arthur 10-18 metres south of
south transept of Church of St
Materiana
GV II
Group of 7 tombchests and 3 headstones. 1692 - circa C19. Tombchest of William
Johns who died in 1741. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid. Verse.
Weep brethren weep over your friend
Below one grateful tear
On him which was unto his end
True to his Country dear
By which he stood like Sion Mount
Till breath his life did end
For many could not him corrupt
He was true to his friend
Headstone of Susanna Filgey, daughter of Joseph Hige who died in 1743. Slate
headstone with shaped head, supported on stone rubble base to provide shelter in
exposed churchyard.
Headstone of Mary Magdalene, wife of John Fuge who died in 1773. Slate rectangular
headstone.
Tombchest of William - who died in 1730. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate
lid. Inscribed with marginal inscription, verse in central panel and coat of arms.
Tombchest of John Arthur. 1692. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid.
Marginal inscription and verse in central panel. Upper and lower case lettering in
italic script.
Tombchest of John Parsons. 1694. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid.
Unusual layout with marginal inscription. Upper and lower case lettering in italic
script.
Headstone of Dorothy, widow of William Panter; midwife who died in 1765. Slate
headstone with nowy head. Inscription with verse beginning 'On Hamlet's Babes I did
Attend . . '
Tombchest of Sarah, daughter of William and Henrietta Arthur who died in 1762. Stone
rubble chest with rectangular slate lid.
Tombchest of Arthur - who died probably in 1779. Stone rubble chest with rectangular
slate lid. Inscribed with angel's head and roundel.
Tombchest. Circa early C19. Stone rubble chest with rectangular slate lid.
Inscription eroded.
Unless stated otherwise all inscriptions are in upper and lower case lettering with
serifs.


Listing NGR: SX0506588426

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