CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310848
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1989
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, PENDARVES STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, PENDARVES STREET

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Camborne
National Grid Reference:
SW 65729 40732

Details

CAMBORNE PENDARVES STREET SW 64 SE (south side) 5/75 Tuckingmill Church of All Saints II

Church. 1843-5, by J.Hayward of Exeter. Coursed squared red sandstone with white granite dressings, slate roof. Nave with north porch and south aisle, chancel, west tower attached to aisle rather than nave. Romanesque style with round-headed openings. The square 4-stage tower has shallow ½- height angle buttresses to the north-west corner, a cylindrical stair turret at the south-west corner, slender corner shafts above these, bands to all stages and another at impost level of the top stage; a west doorway with set-in shafts, a single-light window in each side of each of the first 3 stages (except the south side of the lst), all with pilaster jambs, louvred 2-light belfry windows with central and set-in shafts with carved capitals, and a corbel table to a pyramidal lead roof with a finial. The 5-bay nave has granite lesenes and a Lombard frieze to each bay, a gabled porch to the 4th bay with a Norman-style doorway including set-in shafts and carved extrados, and single-light windows in the other bays (like those in the tower); the west corner has a clasping pilaster, and the west gable wall has 2 similar windows and, in the gable above, a triple-light window which has shafts with cushion capitals and a sill-band. The gables are coped, with a cross at the east end. The one-bay chancel is in matching style, and has a large triple-fight east window. The 5-bay south aisle matches the nave. Interior: white-painted unplastered walls with splayed window embrasures; 5-bay aisle arcade of cylindrical columns with scalloped caps and chamfered semicircular arches; semicircular chancel arch with slender set-in shafts and dog-tooth ornament round the head; tall tower arch with set-in shafts and stilted semicircular head; arch- braced collar truss roof supported by slender wallposts on large scalloped corbels; very fine Norman bowl font of c.llOO, said to be from former chapel of St Derwa at Menadarva, with interlaced inverted semicircles below 2 ropework bands round the bowl and incised zigzag round the rim. Reference: Charles Thomas Christian Antiquities of Camborne, (1967).

Listing NGR: SW6572940732

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
66621
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Thomas, C, Christian Antiquities of Camborne, (1967)

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: 17 Dec 2003
Reference: IOE01/11561/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ivor Corkell. Source Historic England Archive
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