CHURCH OF ST ELWYN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1143688
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ELWYN, HAYLE TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ELWYN, HAYLE TERRACE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hayle
National Grid Reference:
SW 55911 37573

Details

HAYLE HAYLE TERRACE (south side), Hayle SW 5437-5537 10/108 Church Of St Elwyn -

GV II* Parish church for newly-formed Peel parish. 1886-1888 by John Sedding (his last work). Roughly dressed granite brought to course and granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs. Coped gable end to main roof, polygonal-ended roof to chapel (north east corner) and octagonal spire over tower. Cast-iron rain water heads dated 1887 and 1888. Plan: Nave/chancel under one roof ; north tower ; shallow north and south aisles ; Lady chapel over schoolroom north of chancel ; vestry and origin in pair of south transepts and south porch. Predominantly Gothic style. Exterior: Corner buttresses and buttressed bays, lancets or shouldered-headed windows. Nave has large pointed-arched 3-light window openings (carried over internal arcades between nave and aisles) blind except for centre lights of 4 of the bays. Chancel east gable end has large pointed arch enclosing pair of stepped 3- light windows with central rose window over. West gable end has 5-light traceried window with buttressed central light and coloured glass. 3-stage tower is square with buttressed corners up to machicolated parapet (at eaves level of nave) and octagonal on plan above with octagonal stair turret at the north-west corner. Upper stages divided by string. Top stage has 2-light windows to alternate sides and embattled and machicolated parapet surmounted by octagonal spire. Interior: Lofty nave and chancel separated from aisles by 6-bay arcades of round arches carried on fat round piers : waggon roofs ; gallery to tower bay. Unaltered. Fittings font in Norman style with corner shafts and round bowl with blind Perpendicular style tracery ; organ ; panelled reredos ; original choir stalls and pews. Monuments: memorial west window to : Frank Harvey (1840-1926) ; Anne his wife 1844- 1932 and William Hosburgh M.A. 1835-1927.

Listing NGR: SW5591137573

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
70209
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: 28 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05853/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Clegg. Source Historic England Archive
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