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CHAPEL OF ST GEORGE AND ST THOMAS A BECKET

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: CHAPEL OF ST GEORGE AND ST THOMAS A BECKET

List entry Number: 1140219

Location

CHAPEL OF ST GEORGE AND ST THOMAS A BECKET

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Calstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Oct-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60791

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CALSTOCK SX 4268-4368 9/40 Chapel of St George and St Thomas a Becket (formerly listed as 23.1.68 Sir Richard Edgcumbe's Chapel) GV II* Chapel. Circa 1490, built by Sir Richard Edgcumbe in memory of his escape from Sir Henry Trenowth of Bodrugan in 1483. C20 restoration. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings. C20 slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends, incorporating some re- used hand-made crested ridge tiles. Plan: Small rectangular single cell chapel, with entrance at the front gable end and ritual east at the rear gable end. Built on the edge of a cliff overlooking the River Tamar. Exterior: The front gable end has a 3-centred arched granite doorway with roll- mouldings and recessed spandrels, C19 door with cover strips. The left and right sides each have a 2-light granite window, with chamfered 3-centred arches to lights, lattice glazing pintles remaining from shutters. The rear gable end has a 3-light granite window, hollow-chamfered, with 4-centred arched lights with leaves carved in the spandrels, semi-circular tracery above and 4-centred arch over with mutilated hood mould and pintles from shutters. Interior: Not accessible.

Listing NGR: SX4168670956

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

National Grid Reference: SX 42524 68552

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