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Basset Monument Approximately 15 Metres South-East of Tower of Former Church of St Illogan

A Grade II Listed Building in Illogan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2504 / 50°15'1"N

Longitude: -5.2676 / 5°16'3"W

OS Eastings: 167148

OS Northings: 44049

OS Grid: SW671440

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.QCBN

Mapcode Global: VH12B.NY2W

Entry Name: Basset Monument Approximately 15 Metres South-East of Tower of Former Church of St Illogan

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66740

Location: Illogan, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Illogan

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Saint Illogan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ILLOGAN CHURCH ROAD
SW 64 SE
(west side)
10/184
Churchtown
Basset monument approx,15 metres
south-east of tower of former
Church of St Illogan
GV
II
Monumental sarcophagus. Commemorates John Pendarves Basset (d.1739). Grey
marble with white marble tablets. Four moulded feet, steeply angled sides and
ends, bolection-moulded top, lid with rounded ends, moulded rim, and humped
upper surface with a ball finial. Attached to the north end is a cartouche, and
to the sides large lettered panels, that on the north side inscribed:-
JOHN PENDARVES BASSET
died six of Sept. MDCCXXXIX
aged xxv years
followed by a lengthy epitaph which continues on the south side. The south panel
is cracked near the bottom edge, and the lettering on both is heavily weathered.


Listing NGR: SW6714844049

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