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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WALLS ENCLOSING FRIENDS BURIAL GROUND

List entry Number: 1211540

Location

WALLS ENCLOSING FRIENDS BURIAL GROUND

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthoritySt. Minver Highlands

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351582

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SW 97 NE ST MINVER HIGHLANDS 4/259 Walls enclosing Friends - Burial Ground II Walls to Quaker burial ground. Circa 1690, partly rebuilt in 1883 (date stone). Stone rubble walls with slate coping enclosing burial ground which is square-on-plan. Entrance near centre of front (north-east) elevation. High enclosing wall with square corner piers and pair of square entrance piers with moulded caps. Slate commemorative plaque on front left. Burial ground planted with mature deciduous trees and partly overgrown. Maclean records that there were a considerable number of Quakers in St. Minver at the end of the C17. In circa 1690 a meeting house and small burial ground were erected on the site. By 1879 there was no trace of the meeting house and in 1883 the enclosing wall to the disused burial ground was partly rebuilt. Maclean, Sir John Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall. 1879 vol III

Listing NGR: SW9548477876

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Maclean, J, Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, (1879)

National Grid Reference: SW 95484 77876

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