CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN AND SAINT PETROC

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1159201

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN AND SAINT PETROC, DEVORAN LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN AND SAINT PETROC, DEVORAN LANE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Feock

National Grid Reference: SW 79438 39224

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Details

SW 7939 FEOCK DEVORAN LANE, Devoran

7/36 Church of Saint John and Saint Petroc

GV II

Parish Church and churchyard wall. 1855 by J.L. Pearson. Coursed slatestone with granite quoins, jambstones, plinth copings, string and ashlar upper stage of tower including steep pyramidal spire. Very steeply pitched dry Delabole slate roofs over nave, chancel and porch. Granite copings to nave and porch and polygonal roof over chancel. Early English influence. Nave, chancel, south west tower, south porch and small vestry wing north of chancel. Nave has paired lancets to north and south walls. Group of 3 lancets to west gable end. Chancel has taller quatrefoil ventilator over and apex chimney. Bays of north wall are punctuated by weathered buttresses with further buttress to south wall between nave and chancel. Tower has group of 3 lancets to each wall of upper stage with slate louvres and machicolated eaves cornice surmounted by pyramidal ashlar spire. Porch in angle between tower and nave has ordered pointed arched doorway with inner arch supported on engaged shafts with moulded imposts. Trefoil-headed window in east wall. Interior is unaltered. Nave has arch-braced roof structure with wind braces, ashlar struts and small boss to each truss. Chancel roof has polygonal vault of wooden ribs springing from turned shafts between lancets. Pointed chancel arch. Windows of nave have turned shafts between lancets and all windows have coloured and clear glass in geometric designs, with Biblical figures forming central features of east and west windows. Aumbry niche in north wall of chancel has trefoil-headed arch, with hoodmould, over turned marble nook shafts. Fittings: painted polygonal pulpit, with blind arcade of pointed arches on slender marble shafts, and simple pine pews with shaped ends and panelled backs.

Listing NGR: SW7943839224

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 63311

Legacy System: LBS

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