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Latitude: 50.5581 / 50°33'29"N
Longitude: -4.7944 / 4°47'39"W
OS Eastings: 202170
OS Northings: 76883
OS Grid: SX021768
Mapcode National: GBR ZW.VXN4
Mapcode Global: FRA 07VL.811
Entry Name: Tombchest of John Carne 1 Metre to South of South Aisle of Church of St James
Listing Date: 26 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116836
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351538
Location: St. Kew, Cornwall, PL30
Civil Parish: St. Kew
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Kew
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 07 NW ST KEW ST KEW
5/194 Tombchest of John Carne lm to south
- of south aisle of Church of
Tombchest. 1709. In memory of John Carne, gent, who died in 1709. Ashlar stone
chest with slate lid. Lid with incised panel with nowy-head at top and bottom and
well engraved inscription in upper and lower case lettering with serifs and coat of
arms below with pelican pecking its breast. Verse
'When I consider'd new Jerusalem
Wherem's reserv'd my Crown my diadem
Oh then I Long'd the same for to enjoy
And leave this world which doth my peace anoy
I come dear Lord the floods here rise
These troubled seas some nought but mire
My soul unto her Saviour flies
Farewell false world Heaven's my desire'.
Tombchest of high quality.
Listing NGR: SX0216876884
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