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CHURCH OF ST MARY

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1201107

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, HIGHER CHAPEL STREET
CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOWER CHAPEL STREET

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Looe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 376402

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LOOE

SX2453 HIGHER CHAPEL STREET, East Looe 857-1/4/19 Church of St Mary 17/09/73

GV II

Parish church. Tower probably C15, otherwise 1888. MATERIALS: grey limestone brought to course with freestone dressings; tower of slatestone rubble with C19 granite dressings and C19 embattled parapet on moulded corbels; steep dry Delabole slate roofs: polygonal end to chancel; coped gable end north aisle and west end off nave. PLAN: west tower; nave; chancel with canted chancel end; north aisle and vestry at east end. Weathered buttresses dividing bays. EXTERIOR: Middle Pointed style. South wall has 4 bays with wider bay on the left; 3-light windows with trefoil heads and tracery with trefoils over pairs of sexfoils. North wall of north aisle in 4-bays; 2 x 3-light windows on left with trefoil-headed light and quatrefoil tracery; large pointed-arched doorway to 3rd bay has 2 orders with nook shafts and pair of original V-jointed doors with ornate iron hinges. North wall of vestry on left with lancet with hoodmould. East wall has canted chancel apse on left with 3 pointed-arched 2-light windows with trefoil-headed lights and cinquefoil tracery; hoodmoulds. Lean-to vestry on right with gabled stepped 3-light window with trefoil heads. East gable of north aisle above lean-to has rose window with 3 cinquefoils and 3 trefoils; hoodmould. West end has central tower with many original slit windows; C19 granite windows to upper stage and similar window to south wall of tower to ground floor with central section of wall surrounding it rebuilt; blocked clockface to north wall. Visible west end of nave has pointed arched doorway with nook shafts. INTERIOR not accessible at time of survey. (Kelly's Directories: Cornwall: 1906-: 192).

Listing NGR: SX2561253175

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1906), 192

National Grid Reference: SX2561253175

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