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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: 1146507



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Camelford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68532

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CAMELFORD TREWALDER SX 08 SE 4/88 Trewalder Methodist Chapel and - School Room II

Methodist Chapel, school room and carriage house. 1803, enlarged in 1862 and partly remodelled. Slate stone rubble. Slate roof with hipped end to front, 2-span hipped roof rear of chapel on left and gable end to school room on right. Lower slate roof with gable end to carriage house on right. Plan: the remains of the earlier chapel building.are extant in the south east corner of the present chapel. The chapel was probably of rectangular plan, extended to the right (south) in circa mid to late C19. Contemporary with this extension a school room heated by an end stack was added on the right (south) forming an overall 'L' shaped plan. A carriage house and stable was added on the right of the school room, now used as a store and lavatory. Single storey with ground sloping down to right. The chapel has a 2-span roof where extended to the right (south). Plank double doors to entrance. The school room on right has plank double doors flanked by an early C19 hornless 24 pane sash and a later C19 horned 24 pane sash. The left hand side wall of the chapel has 2 C19 16- pane sashes. Lower range on right comprising carriage house has yellow brick dressings; wide segmental arch with plank double doors to left and plank door to right. Round headed window in gable end with radiating glazing bars. Interior : The chapel has simple pitch pine furnishings renewed in the later C19, late C19 rostrum and late C20 altar rails. Central valley supported on cast iron columns. School Room has C19 fireplace on right hand gable end with mid C19 register plate. John Wesley preached at Trewalder in 1750, 1751, 1753, 1760 and subsequently biannually. The desk at which he is reputed to have preached is kept in the school room at Trewalder. The society was established in 1753. Shaw, Thomas Methodism in the Camelford and Wadebridge Circuit 1743-1963 1963 Stell, C. RCHM unpublished inventory of non-conformist chapels

Listing NGR: SX0738382139

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Shaw, T, Methodism in the Camelford and Wadebridge Circuit 1743-1963, (1963)
Stell, C, An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in South West England, (1991)

National Grid Reference: SX0738382139


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