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Headstone of John Bastard 5 Metres to South East of Chancel of Church of St Symphorian

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6864 / 50°41'10"N

Longitude: -4.6969 / 4°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 209590

OS Northings: 90883

OS Grid: SX095908

Mapcode National: GBR N3.65BD

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.9Z9

Plus Code: 9C2QM8P3+G6

Entry Name: Headstone of John Bastard 5 Metres to South East of Chancel of Church of St Symphorian

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68716

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

Tagged with: Tombstone

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7/54 Headstone of John Bastard 5m to
south east of chancel of Church of
of St Symphorian
Headstone 1807. In memory of John Bastard, son of James and Elizabeth Pearn of parish
of Minster who died in 1807, aged 3. Slate headstone with triangular head. Inscribed
in upper and lower case lettering with serifs. Verse:

Cut down as a flourishing flower
He fades; as shadow he flies;
His Beauty is gone in an hour
He blooms for a moment - and Dies

Signed by I. Calleway of Boscastle

Listing NGR: SX0959090883

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