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Statutory Address:

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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
St. Blaise
National Grid Reference:
SX 06863 54813



868/14/536 Church of St Blaize (Formerly listed as: 28.11.1950 ST BLAZEY Church of St Blaize)


Parish church. c1440, much restored 1839 by Moffatt of Scott and Moffatt. MA TERIALS: granite ashlar except for N aisle which is slatestone and granite rubble with granite dressings and elvan mullions; dry slate roofs with coped gable ends. PLAN: C15 nave, chancel, S aisle, S porch and W tower; 1839 or 1842 (dates on rainwater head) N aisle as near copy of S aisle. EXTERIOR: restored C15 3-light traceried windows with hoodmoulds to C15 parts of the church; moulded wallplate cornice to S aisle. 3-stage embattled tower with squat pinnacles and strings dividing the stages; louvered windows to upper stage; S side with clock face to 2nd stage over a trefoil-headed ventilator above an ogee-headed niche and squat 2-centred-arched moulded doorway with an inner order on turned shafts which must pre-date the tower. Porch doorway also 2-centred and with 2 orders, the outer order heavily moulded and the inner order carried on octagonal jambs. INTERIOR: Granite rubble walls; 5-bay arcades with standard A (Pevsner) piers and moulded 4-centred arches; C19 waggon roofs with carved ribs. FITTINGS: C19 fittings include a limestone and marble hexagonal pulpit, octagonal freestone font with quatrefoils and fleurs-de-lis attached to a pier, and oak stocks in the porch which may be older. MONUMENTS: slate slab dated 1701; wall monument with columns, panel framed by drapery over an oval depicting the Last Judgement, by Weston of Exeter, to Henry Scovell who died in 1727; Decorated style triptych with Latin inscription to centre and side panels with figures to Sir Thomas Carlyon of Tregrehan (qv) who died in 1832. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: (ornwall: London: 1990-: 159).

Listing NGR: SX0686354813


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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: 13 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08914/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George A. Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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