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CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

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: CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE

List entry Number: 1052291

Location

CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, A389
CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE, WESTHEATH AVENUE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bodmin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 368050

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BODMIN

SX0666 WESTHEATH AVENUE (A389) 629-1/3/109 (North side) 17/05/91 Church of St Lawrence

GV II

Anglican chapel. 1859-61. Coursed and dressed limestone with dry Delabole slate roofs. Apsidal chancel, 5-bay nave with south transept and aisle, porches and west bay. Early Pointed style, clearly influenced by the work of Ecclesiological architects such as White who worked in Cornwall. Gabled buttresses linked by sill course beneath paired and deeply-splayed lancets to chancel. Gabled E porch with hoodmould over pointed-arched plank door to south transept which has paired lancets to bellcote set over 2-light window with Geometrical tracery. Nave has small circular clerestory windows with trefoils and quatrefoils beneath eaves. S aisle has splayed lancets and porch with hoodmould over pointed-arched doorway. N elevation of nave has gabled and slightly projecting central bay with porch, flanked by paired lancets, and has vestry to east with pointed-arched doorway. Lower one-bay annexe to west has paired lancets to sides and group of 3 stepped lancets to west. INTERIOR: noted as having open timber roof, nave arcade and original fittings. Built for St Lawrence's Hospital at a cost of ยป1,515 and following its mid C19 expansion. (Kelly: Kelly's Directory of Cornwall: 1906-: 35).

Listing NGR: SX0605566926

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly Directory' in Cornwall, (1906), 35

National Grid Reference: SX 06055 66926

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