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Churchyard Walls and Adjoining War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in St Buryan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0748 / 50°4'29"N

Longitude: -5.6222 / 5°37'19"W

OS Eastings: 140929

OS Northings: 25693

OS Grid: SW409256

Mapcode National: GBR DXHH.3K6

Mapcode Global: VH05N.HDM0

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls and Adjoining War Memorial

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69697

Location: St. Buryan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Buryan

Built-Up Area: St Buryan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Buryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST BURYAN ST BURYAN
SW 42 NW
5/143
- Churchyard walls and adjoining war
memorial
GV
II
Churchyard walls and adjoining war memorial C18 walls (partly rebuilt in the C20
reusing original stones), early C20 war memorial to those who died in the 1914-18
World War. Walls are partly granite ashlar, partly granite rubble. Shaped dressed granite copings. The walls surround an irregularly shaped churchyard. There are 2 gateways: The south gateway qv. and an east gateway with steps up between returned churchyard walls. War memorial is built into the churchyard wall south of the church and faces the road. It is of granite ashlar and dressed granite. The memorial is a large ogee-headed arched niche containing a pierced wheel-headed cross with crucifixion over an inscribed plinth which stands on a tabernacle-like pedestal. Part excavated 1985. Found to overlie 3 other walls, the earliest of which is probably the enclosure wall of a late Iron Age enclosed settlement. ("Round").


Listing NGR: SW4092925692


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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