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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 93741 39425



8/131 Portloe Church -


Church of England church, formerly lifeboat house. Rebuilt and extended circa 1890. Slatestone with granite dressings and quoins and Delabole slate roof with gable ends. Nave and chancel under one roof and narrow north aisle under lean-to roof. West front has central doorway with original planked door within painted granite arch with hood mould. Flanking pointed windows rising to higher level with linked hood moulds. 2- light wooden windows with trefoil heads and cusped tympanum arches with sidelights. Cusped wooden wheel window in round granite frame with moulded border. Lancets to aisle west window and south wall of nave. All windows with cusped leaded glazing. Octagonal open wooden bellcote with steep lead roof surmounted by weathervane over ridge near west gable. Exposed purlin and rafter ends to verge and eaves. Unaltered interior has 4-bay arcade of round piers on octagonal bases and 4-centred arches; incised stucco walls to simulate ashlar aand king post roof. Fittings including polygonal pulpit with octagonal shaft and cusped arcade; octagonal freestone font on square base. 2 carved heads to bowl suggest early date but tooling is late C19. Bell is from the Dundella which sank in the Great Blizzard of 1891. (church guide).

Listing NGR: SW9374139425


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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: 09 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/13714/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Oliver E. Harford. Source Historic England Archive
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