CHURCH OF ST JOHN AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201497
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1971
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, LEMON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, LEMON STREET

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Truro
National Grid Reference:
SW 82447 44479

Details

TRURO

SW8244SW LEMON STREET 880-1/10/177 (East side) 08/01/71 Church of St John and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Anglican church, for Peel parish. 1828. By Philip Sambell, altered 1893-1900. Granite ashlar to west street elevation, otherwise local stone rubble with freestone, granite and brick dressings; dry Delabole slate roof hipped at the west end; cast-iron ogee gutters. Rectangular aisleless plan with apsidal chancel. Symmetrical 3-bay west front has corner pilasters and parapet with projecting central bay surmounted by a cupola on 6 slender wooden Tuscan columns; central rose window over bowed porch projection with blind arcade of 5 round arches and moulded parapet; flanking bays are blind. There is a round-arched doorway in each of the returns of the central bay and a truncated rose window above. Adjoining on the left is a C15 or C16 four-centred-arched doorway with square hoodmould. INTERIOR not inspected but has a gallery on painted columns (Pevsner). SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original iron railings have spear-headed shafts and turned stanchions. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8244744479

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377493
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood, (1980)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15300/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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