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Headstone of Agnes Gard and Tombchest of John Gard 3 Metres to South of South Transept of Church of St Symphorian

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6864 / 50°41'10"N

Longitude: -4.6971 / 4°41'49"W

OS Eastings: 209576

OS Northings: 90883

OS Grid: SX095908

Mapcode National: GBR N3.6599

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.9X3

Entry Name: Headstone of Agnes Gard and Tombchest of John Gard 3 Metres to South of South Transept of Church of St Symphorian

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68711

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

FORRABURY AND FORRABURY
SX 0990 MINSTER

7/49 Headstone of Agnes Gard and tomb-
chest of John Gard, 3m to south of
south transept of Church of
St Symphorian
GV II
Headstone and tombchest. 1786 and 1767.
Headstone 1786. In memory of Agnes, wife of John Gard who died in 1786. Slate
headstone with cusped head. Engraved in upper and lower case lettering with serifs
and verse in cursive script. Angel's head at top. Verse:

My dearest Husband Lo I come
To meet thee in Eternal Home
To dwell above in Christs Embrace
And to behold Him Face to Face
Tis only from the Lord above
A gracious Act of Soverign Love

To north east, tombchest 1767. In memory of John, son of Thomas and Catherine Gard
who died in 1767. Slate rubble chest and slate rectangular lid. Well inscribed in
upper and lower case lettering with serifs. Decorated with floral motifs. Verse.


Listing NGR: SX0957690883

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