THE CHURCH OF ST PIRAN AND ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1310512
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST PIRAN AND ST MICHAEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CHURCH OF ST PIRAN AND ST MICHAEL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Perranuthnoe
National Grid Reference:
SW 53752 29551

Details

PERRANUTHNOE CHURCHTOWN, Perranuthnoe SW 52 SW 1/99 The Church of St Piran and St Michael (formerly listed as 10.6.54 "The Church of St Piran").

GV II*

Parish church. Some Norman fabric and font, mostly rebuilt circa 1470 and much restored and partly rebuilt in 1883. Granite ashlar tower, otherwise granite rubble with granite or freestone dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs. Plan : nave/chancel (partly C12), C15 tower, C15 north aisle, C12 south transept (mostly rebuilt in 1883) and circa C14 porch (largely rebuilt in 1883). Exterior : 3-stage C15 tower with original Perpendicular door and windows: strings dividing stages; embattled parapet with corner pinnacles; louvred bell chamber windows and clockface (1913) to east window. North aisle: C15 Perpendicular windows and doorway except for C19 east window. C19 chancel window and C19 windows to south aisle and transept. Norman south doorway with 3 carved heads to the hoodmould. Interior : possibly C12 transept arch on octagonal responds; C15 tower arch; C15 4- bay arcade; C15 rood stairs; C19 wall plaster and C19 waggon roofs. Fittings : C12 square granite font; 1740 oak pulpit on granite base; George III painted coat of arms (dated 1814); 1926 rood screen choir stalls and reredos in Perpendicular style; some coloured glass. Monuments : marble wall monuments to : Humphry Cole of Marazion, died 1775 aged 43 and Phillis his wife, died 1800 aged 67; and to Christopher Cole RN, Knight Commander of the Bath, Colonel of Marines D.C.L., 1770-1836, also others of the same family.

Listing NGR: SW5375229551

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
70010
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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03359/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter MacLeod. Source Historic England Archive
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