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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 75744 32479



3/82 (was 6/100 B) Church of Saint Laud

10.7.57 GV II*

Parish church. Possibly parts of chancel are C13 or C14 otherwise, C15, restored in 1868. Granite ashlar tower and south aisle, otherwise mostly granite rubble with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs with gable ends. Granite coped gable to porch. Plan: Nave and chancel under one roof; C15 west tower; C15 north aisle (largely rebuilt in the C19); C15 south aisle and C15 south porch. Rood stair projection to south wall. Exterior: Complete C15 unbuttressed 3-stage embattled west tower with crocketted pinnacles over the cornice. High moulded plinth and strings dividing the stages. 4- centred arched west doorway with the mouldings enriched with carving and carved heads as label stops. 4-light traceried Perpendicular window above doorway and 3-light traceried windows to the upper stage. North aisle was mostly rebuilt in the C19 reusing five C15 2-light windows to the north wall and a C15 3-light window to each gable end. Chancel has C15 3-light east window with bosses on the cusps of the tracery. C15 south aisle is complete and has all its original traceried Perpendicular windows: 4-light east window, otherwise 3-light windows. High moulded plinth (like that of the tower) and coved cornice to wallplate. Canted rood stair projection midway between porch and east end. Small round-headed priest's doorway right of stair projection. C15 porch has similar plinth and has original gable copings carried on moulded kneelers. C15 4-centred arch doorway with cable moulding and leaf carving to the deep spandrels. C15 doorway inner is carved freestone and has similar cable, mouldings. Holy water stoup in porch wall right of doorway. Interior: Plastered walls; C15 arcade. with octagonal piers and 4-centred arches; C15 tower arch with carved heads to the imposts; C19 arch-braced and wind-braced roofs. Fittings: Mostly C19 fittings except for very old reset alabaster fragments in reredos.

Listing NGR: SW7574432479


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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: 02 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16154/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ivor Corkell. Source Historic England Archive
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