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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.47 / 50°28'12"N

Longitude: -4.7344 / 4°44'3"W

OS Eastings: 206055

OS Northings: 66926

OS Grid: SX060669

Mapcode National: GBR N2.MMQX

Mapcode Global: FRA 07ZT.7CJ

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 17 May 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368050

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Bodmin

Built-Up Area: Bodmin

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


629-1/3/109 (North side)
17/05/91 Church of St Lawrence


Anglican chapel. 1859-61. Coursed and dressed limestone with
dry Delabole slate roofs. Apsidal chancel, 5-bay nave with
south transept and aisle, porches and west bay. Early Pointed
style, clearly influenced by the work of Ecclesiological
architects such as White who worked in Cornwall. Gabled
buttresses linked by sill course beneath paired and
deeply-splayed lancets to chancel. Gabled E porch with
hoodmould over pointed-arched plank door to south transept
which has paired lancets to bellcote set over 2-light window
with Geometrical tracery. Nave has small circular clerestory
windows with trefoils and quatrefoils beneath eaves. S aisle
has splayed lancets and porch with hoodmould over
pointed-arched doorway. N elevation of nave has gabled and
slightly projecting central bay with porch, flanked by paired
lancets, and has vestry to east with pointed-arched doorway.
Lower one-bay annexe to west has paired lancets to sides and
group of 3 stepped lancets to west. INTERIOR: noted as having
open timber roof, nave arcade and original fittings. Built for
St Lawrence's Hospital at a cost of ยป1,515 and following its
mid C19 expansion.
(Kelly: Kelly's Directory of Cornwall: 1906-: 35).

Listing NGR: SX0605566926

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