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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052291
English Heritage Legacy ID: 368050
Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31
Civil Parish: Bodmin
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Bodmin
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX0666 WESTHEATH AVENUE (A389)
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 »1,515 and following its
mid C19 expansion.
(Kelly: Kelly's Directory of Cornwall: 1906-: 35).
Listing NGR: SX0605566926
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