CHURCH OF ST MARY CLEMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201542
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jul-1993
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY CLEMENT, INCLUDING SCHOOLROOM AT REAR, UNION PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY CLEMENT, INCLUDING SCHOOLROOM AT REAR, UNION PLACE

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 82593 45000

Details

TRURO

880-1/4/304 UNION PLACE 08-JAN-71 TRURO (North side) CHURCH OF ST MARY CLEMENT including Schoolroom at rear (Formerly listed as: UNION PLACE TRURO ST MARY'S METHODIST CHAPEL)

II A large Wesleyan chapel and adjoining schoolroom. Datestones on the building indicate that the chapel was built in 1830 and the schoolroom in 1868. The building was modernised by Silvanus Trevail in 1885 when most of the interior fittings and windows were added. The chapel is in the Classical style, 2 storeyed, with granite to the western front and rubble with granite dressings elsewhere and a Delabole slate roof. Rectangular aisleless plan with galleries on all sides. Symmetrical 1:1:1-bay west entrance front has moulded triangular pediment with central oculus over quoin pilasters and pairs of pilasters between the bays; 3 round-arched first-floor windows with glazing bars and spoked fanlight heads; central doorway is flanked by free-standing Doric columns with entablature over; tapered flanking doorways have eared architraves; C20 doors. Side walls have later C19 windows with coloured memorial glass. INTERIOR: panelled plaster ceiling with moulded ribs. Fittings: all date to the 1884/5 renovation of the chapel and include pitch pine benches with galleries on all sides; columns to galleries; a large mahogany rostrum and altar rail.

Source:- West Briton 19th March 1885

Listing NGR: SW8259544999

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377614
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 24 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/13190/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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