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Statutory Address:

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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 82431 44829



SW8244NW KENWYN STREET 880-1/6/111 (North side) Dowty's


Nonconformist (Primitive Methodist) chapel, later the City Mission, now used as a shop. 1878. Dressed granite brought to course. Steep Delabole slate roofs with coped gable at the front. Main roof and lean-to roofs over same timber structure. Rectangular single-vessel plan. Gothic style. Symmetrical south entrance front has central tall buttressed gable end flanked by lean-tos resembling aisles with splayed corners. Shallow central gabled porch with pointed-arched doorway; flanking lancets, moulded string, rose window over porch and 3 stepped lights to gable. Buttresses are surmounted by tall pinnacles. Side walls are lit by tall lancets, main lighting is from long wooden clerestorey windows with pointed-arched lights. INTERIOR: Arch-braced roof structure with laminated braces. Clerestorey windows carried over roof structure. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its Neighbourhood).

Listing NGR: SW8243144829


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River Street and its Neighbourhood, (1980)


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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03492/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Margaret Hocking. Source Historic England Archive
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