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Lander Chest Tomb at Approx 15m South of Tower of Church of Saint Maugan

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0815 / 50°4'53"N

Longitude: -5.2031 / 5°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 170940

OS Northings: 25070

OS Grid: SW709250

Mapcode National: GBR Z5.0Y2H

Mapcode Global: VH13B.R6PV

Entry Name: Lander Chest Tomb at Approx 15m South of Tower of Church of Saint Maugan

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65314

Location: Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawgan-in-Meneage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mawgan-in-Meneage

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


1/154 Lander chest tomb at approx 15m
- south of tower of Church of Saint

Chest tomb monument. 1842 to James Lander of Belmont Lodge. Dressed marble
sarcophagus casket over rectangular-on-plan freestone chest, all resting on flat
stone slab. The base chest has plinth, panelled sides and moulded top. The tapered
casket stands above this on 4 ball feet, the sides have raised and fielded trapezium
shaped panels. The lid has roll moulded border, corner acroteria and shallow stepped
pyramid. Incised inscription to south panel:
This monument was erected at the expense of Mrs. Ann Ingersoll the widow of Lieut.
Joseph Lander Gent as a memorial of Esteem and Respect for her Relative James Lander,
Gent whose property she and her family succeeded in retaining after an expensive law
suit promoted by his distant relatives but which by a sentence of the judge of the
court was proved to be groundless and fallacious.
Another inscription to north pane: James Lauder Gent died 1842 aged 64. Also Mrs
Eliz. Ann Armfield his niece who became the sole possessor of his property, died 1842
aged 38.

Listing NGR: SW7094825066

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

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