Church of St Stephen, St Stephen's Hill, Launceston - Cornwall (UA)

Large urban parish church and the mother church for Launceston. Norman core with many additions finishing with the C16 tower. Restored 1883. Granite ashlar tower and outer walls to the west and south, the rest slatestone rubble with granite or greenstone dressings. The roof leaks and needs extensive renewal and repair.

Church of St Stephen, St Stephen's Hill, Launceston - Cornwall (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1297830
    Local Planning Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Stephen
    Street Name:
    St Stephen's Hill
    Unitary Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Parish:
    Launceston
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North Cornwall
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA