TREVENSON CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310537
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1989
Statutory Address:
TREVENSON CHURCH, CHUCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TREVENSON CHURCH, CHUCH ROAD

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Carn Brea
National Grid Reference:
SW 66641 41836

Details

CARN BREA CHURCH ROAD SW 64 SE (east side) 5/145 Pool Trevenson Church II Church. Built 1806-9 by the Basset family of Tehidy as a chapel of ease to the Church of St Illogan, Illogan (q.v.); tower added subsequently; slightly altered. Uncoursed killas rubble with granite quoins, compostion slate roof; tower of snecked granite. Nave, small chancel, west tower partly embraced by nave. Gothick style. The narrow 3-stage tower has angle buttresses to the 1st stage only, weathered bands to the upper stages, which are slightly set back, and an embattled over-sailing parapet; a 2-centred arched west doorway with chamfered surround and hoodmould and a square headed window above this with 3 round- headed lights and hoodmould, a clockface in the front of the 2nd stage and circular windows with diamond leaded glazing in the sides, all with hoodmoulds; and louvred 2-light belfry windows with hoodmoulds. The tall rectangular nave has 2 large and widely spaced 2-centred arched 2-light windows in each side wall, all with Y-tacery and delicate intersecting tracery incorporating trefoils and a quatrefoil in the heads, diamond lattice glazing below, and narrow margin panes: all this executed in cast iron; and between the windows on the north side there is the outline of another (either not built, or removed). There is an apex cross on the east gable; and the short one-bay chancel has a stepped triple- lancet east window. Interior: plain west gallery on 2 cast-iron columns, and above this a plaster coat of arms; on the south wall, a large painting (The Dead Saviour, Virgin and Angels) by John Bryant Lane, commissioned by Lord de Dunstanville of Tehidy in 1808 as an altar piece.

Listing NGR: SW6664141836

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
66693
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: 12 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/12779/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ivor Corkell. Source Historic England Archive
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