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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
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3/29 Church of Saint Winwaloe 10.7.57 GV I

Church. Circa late C15/early C16, re-roofed circa 1869/71 and restored by Sedding. Shale rubble walls with granite dressings. 3 parallel roofs with 2 valleys and porch, all with grouted dry Delabole slate and coped gable ends. Plan: Nave/chancel under 1 roof, north aisle, south aisle and south porch plus rood stair projection to south aisle. Detached tower qv. West gable end of nave survives from the original church possibly pre 1400. West wall has 3 gables with nave at middle with C19 3-light freestone Perpendicular style window. South aisle gable, right has circa late C15/early C16 2-light window with round-headed lights. North aisle gable, left, has C19 freestone 2-light window with ogee headed lights, a copy of those to north wall. North wall of north aisle is totally C15 with original windows and 4-centred moulded arched doorway with C19 door. 3 windows to left of doorway and one to right, all with 2 trefoil and ogee-headed lights and quatrefoil over. Holy water stoup recess in right-hand jamb of doorway. East wall has 3 gable ends with central nave gable end projecting. East window of north aisle gable is C15 3-light Perpendicular with bulbous carved cusps, a more ornate form of those to north wall. Chancel window is C19 freestone copy of the south aisle east window and those to the south wall. All with three 4-centred nearly round-headed lights with central light taller and enclosed within shallow outer 4-centred arch. South wall has 4 windows: one left of porch, one at right of stair turret and 2 closer set between porch and stair turret. Porch has wide late Perpendicular doorway with octagonal panelled jambs and moulded baskets arch. Mounting block at left of doorway. Inner doorway has casement moulding to splayed jambs. Interior Fine C15 waggon roofs to porch and south aisle with carved wallplates, under purlins and ribs, except plain purlins and ribs at west end of aisle. 5-bay arcade to either side of nave adjoining aisles. Aisles have standard A (Pevsner) piers moulded and carved capitals and steep, moulded 4-centred arches. The nave roof is C19 arch-braced and the north aisle roof also C19 is of the coupled rafter type but incorporating surviving C15 carved oak wallplate. Round-headed doorway to newel rood stair, piscina in chancel and small niche in east wall of north aisle. Some C19 coloured glass in the east windows. Fittings: 2 fonts, one Norman of Pentewan stone with round bowl with stylized tree of life carving over round shaft and round moulded base, the other with granite octagonal bowl probably C15. 2 oak inner doors each incorporating 4 painted panels of the eight apostles and Perpendicular tracery over, reused from the rood screen and reputed to be made from the wreckage wood of "The St Anthony of Lisbon (or Padua) wrecked at Gunwalloe on 19th Jan. 1527 en route from Flanders to Portugal. (church guide). Parclose screens, stalls, benches and oak pulpit are C19 by Messrs. Read of Exeter. (church guide).

Listing NGR: SW6602020548


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Church of Saint Winwaloe Church Guide


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

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Date: 20 Apr 2007
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