CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1212089
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Nov-1999
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, ST BLAZEY GATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, ST BLAZEY GATE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
St. Blaise
National Grid Reference:
SX 05816 53592

Details

SX 05 SE ST BLAISE PAR

868/10/554 Church of St Mary (Formerly listed as: 11.03.1974 ST BLAZEY GATE St Mary's Church)

GV II*

Anglican church. 1848 by G E Street. Pinkish brown stone rubble and freestone dressings, including spire; steep asbestos slate roofs with coped and buttressed gables. STYLE: early Gothic PLAN: nave, chancel, S aisle, tower W of aisle and small lean-to vestry north of chancel. EXTERIOR: lancets of differing heights, 3 to each E gable end, 2 plus sexfoil to W gable end, and 2 windows with quatrefoil tracery to E end of aisle, otherwise single lancets or grouped in pairs plus central cusped tracery; broach spire with lucarnes on squat square tower; arched S tower doorway of 2 orders and pair of planked doors with large ornate strap hinges. INTERIOR: tie-beam crown-post and raftered roofs except chancel with painted octagonal barrel roof with moulded ribs to panels; 3-bay arcade with moulded pointed arches on alternate round and octagonal piers with moulded capitals; chancel window with rear arches and turned shafts; other windows with stone rear arches; 3-bay sedilia niche and piscina on its left. FITTINGS include plain numbered pews with square ends; octagonal freestone font and octagonal freestone pulpit. Stained glass with medallion motifs by Wailes. A very early and significant design by Street, epitomising the simplicity of design which characterised the early Ecclesiological movement. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Cornwall: London: 1990-: 131 & 170).

Listing NGR: SX0581553594

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
396612
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cornwall, (1951), 131 & 170

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: 13 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08914/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George A. Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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