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Hawkins Tombs Approximately 1 Metre West of South Aisle of Church of St Erth

A Grade II Listed Building in St Erth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1645 / 50°9'52"N

Longitude: -5.4323 / 5°25'56"W

OS Eastings: 154975

OS Northings: 35023

OS Grid: SW549350

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ7.SL6

Mapcode Global: VH12T.S4K7

Plus Code: 9C2P5H79+Q3

Entry Name: Hawkins Tombs Approximately 1 Metre West of South Aisle of Church of St Erth

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70324

Location: St. Erth, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Erth

Built-Up Area: St Erth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 5435-5535
13/234 Hawkins tombs
- approximately 1 metre west of south
aisle of Church of St Erth

Vault built into bank of churchyard and surmounted by 2 chest tombs. C18 vault to
Hawkins family of Tredrea (qv) and late C19 chest tomb to Hawkins family of
Trewinnard (q.v.). The vault is granite ashlar with moulded granite border,
sarcophagus is limestone and the chest tomb is granite ashlar with moulded granite
Plan: Vault is rectangular on plan with only west (entrance) side and south side
visible, otherwise hidden under bank of earth. The sarcophagus and chest tomb are
situated over the vault at either end. Both are rectangular on plan with their long
axes west-east.
Casket-shaped sarcophagus stands on 4 square-on-plan moulded feet over a moulded
plinth. An urn stands over the pyramidal lid. Chest tomb has relief inscriptions to
the sides.

Listing NGR: SW5500135024

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