PINNACLE OF SPIRE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST KEYNE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201464
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1993
Statutory Address:
PINNACLE OF SPIRE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST KEYNE, KENWYN CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PINNACLE OF SPIRE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST KEYNE, KENWYN CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Truro
National Grid Reference:
SW8201745880

Details

TRURO

SW8245 KENWYN CHURCH ROAD 880-1/3/93 (East side) Pinnacle of spire approx. 30m NE of Church of St Keyne

GV II

Pinnacle of church spire from the former church of St Mary. 1769. By Thomas Edwards, re-sited c1880, following the demolition of tower of the Church of St Mary, which preceded the construction of the present Cathedral (qv). Granite ashlar. Octagonal plan. Steep upper stage of tower spire. The addition of the Gothic tower and spire to St Mary's Church, which partly survives as the St Mary's Aisle of the Cathedral (qv), was the last work of Thomas Edwards - a competent Cornish architect who was also responsible for The Mansion House and Prince's House in Prince's Street (qv). (Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840: London: 1978-: 285).

Listing NGR: SW8201745880

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
377404
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 285

Legal

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: 17 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10168/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John E. Crowe. Source Historic England Archive
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