CHURCH OF ST FELIX

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1141029
Date first listed:
30-May-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST FELIX

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST FELIX

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Philleigh
National Grid Reference:
SW 87116 39461

Details

SW 83 NE PHILLEIGH PHILLEIGH

3/58 Church of Saint Felix - 30-5-67 GV I

Parish church. C14 and C15, restored 1867. Slatestone rubble walls with granite quoins and scantle slate roofs with gable ends. Nave, chancel under 1 roof, west tower, north transept, south aisle and south porch. C14, 2 stage west tower has corner buttresses to north and south to string dividing stages. Small, flat-headed windows just above string to north and south. 2 light, arch-headed windows over and to west and east all with slate louvres. Further string below simple battlemented parapet. Moulded, pointed west granite doorway with relieving arch and 2 light window over, also with relieving arch. North wall of nave has 2, C19, 3 light Perpendicular style windows similar to other C19 windows. North transept to left has C19, 3 light window in gable end but retains granite and freestone late C15 early C16, flat headed windows each with 3 cinquefoil lights and hoodmould to west and east walls. Also to left of east wall is C16/C17 ovolo moulded pointed arched elvan doorway with scrolled stops to hoodmould. C19, 4 light window to east gable end of chancel. All south aisle windows are C19 freestone in Perpendicular style to east and west gable ends, 1 window to left of south porch and 5 to right. Porch has C19 pointed freestone doorway with stiff leaf label stops. C15 granite, moulded, round headed inner doorway. Interior C19 arch braced collar roofs with cavetto cornices enriched with ballflowers and rosettes; C15 granite 9 bay arcade between navel chancel and south aisle with round mostly monolith piers each with 4 engaged shafts. Fittings include C13 octagonal elvan front with 2 blind pointed arches to each side over C19 octagonal base; C19 pews with scroll shaped ends; arcaded brattished C19 screen between nave and transept; tiled flooring to aisles; glazed tiles to chancel; painted coat of arms of George II, 1635; copies of letters from Charles I sent from Sudeley Castle camp 1643 and The Ten Commandment on 2 painted panels flanking south door.

Listing NGR: SW8712239466

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
63022
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/11541/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George A. Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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