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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.


List entry Number: 1143688



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hayle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70209

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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

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National Grid Reference: SW 55911 37573


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