TREVERVA METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING RAMP, GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS AT ROAD FRONTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1142693
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1988
Statutory Address:
TREVERVA METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING RAMP, GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS AT ROAD FRONTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TREVERVA METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING RAMP, GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS AT ROAD FRONTAGE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Budock
National Grid Reference:
SW 75550 31596

Details

SW 73 SE BUDOCK TREVERVA

3/53 Treverva Methodist church including ramp, gate-piers, gates, walls and railings at road frontage GV II

Methodist chapel including ramp, gate-piers, gates, walls and railings at road frontage. Datestone 1889. Slightly rock-faced dressed granite brought to course. Granite brick and freestone dressings. Bitumen coated grouted dry Delabole slate roof with gable ends. Chimney over later organ loft at rear. Plan: Rectangular aisle-less plan chapel over school room on the ground floor. Chapel has ritual east end at the south-west end and a large window at the opposite end (the front). The entrance porch midway to the left-hand wall is approached by a ramp from a gateway at the road front. Later C19 or C20 canted organ loft at rear. Gothic style features. Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevation with original doors and windows in original openings. Symmetrical l:l:l-bay north east front gable end with central bay broken forward. Brick string courses, 3 courses of moulded granite kneeler stones to the gables. Central bay has large 5-light pointed-arched freestone window with 5 lancets and a cinquefoil rose piercing an otherwise blind tympanum; coloured leaded lights; the window has low transoms and is carried on a 7-bay blind arcade of pointed arches. The hoodmould is of alternate brick and moulded freestone to produce a polychrome effect and the apex of the central gable is constructed of decorated terra cotta panels surmounted by a freestone finial. Ground floor windows (and windows to the other elevations) have brick dressings including shallow arches over the openings. Single-light windows in the bays flanking the principal window have granite lintels with relieving arches over. South-east entrance front has central 2- storey gable-ended porch with the first floor chapel doorway approached by a ramp on the right. 4-panel door. In front of the ramp is a wide gateway with square-on-plan piers with pyramidal cap. Right of the gateway is a low wall surmounted by railings left of the gateway is a high coped wall with a stepped granite stile on its left. Original wrought-iron gates and railings with scrolled decoration. Interior (not inspected) has all of its original features and fittings.

Listing NGR: SW7555031596

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
66470
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: 21 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/11592/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rod Allday. Source Historic England Archive
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