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Leek Seed Chapel Stephens Tomb North West of Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in St Blazey, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3512 / 50°21'4"N

Longitude: -4.7282 / 4°43'41"W

OS Eastings: 206011

OS Northings: 53705

OS Grid: SX060537

Mapcode National: GBR N2.W993

Mapcode Global: FRA 08Z3.PS9

Entry Name: Leek Seed Chapel Stephens Tomb North West of Chapel

Listing Date: 14 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473913

Location: St. Blaise, Cornwall, PL24

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Blaise

Built-Up Area: St Blazey

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Par

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 05 SE S T AUSTEll ROAD ST BlAZEY GATE
868-1/10/10117

Leek Seed Chapel: Stephens Tomb NW of Chapel

GV II
Chest tomb. 1822 to William Stephens (1740-1822), "The Old Gardener". Dressed granite with monolithic sides and a moulded lid. Rectangular plan. Stephens inscription to marble panel at one end. HISTORY: William Stephens is reputed to have saved the chapel fund by bravely bluffing 3 intruders that a pile of leek seed was a pile of gunpowder. See more detailed description with leek Seed Chapel qv.


Listing NGR: SX0601153705

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