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Latitude: 50.2726 / 50°16'21"N
Longitude: -5.0604 / 5°3'37"W
OS Eastings: 182017
OS Northings: 45880
OS Grid: SW820458
Mapcode National: GBR ZD.KZX0
Mapcode Global: FRA 0899.SDY
Entry Name: Pinnacle of Spire Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of St Keyne
Listing Date: 30 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201464
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377404
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
Civil Parish: Truro
Built-Up Area: Truro
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Kenwyn with St Allen
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW8245 KENWYN CHURCH ROAD
880-1/3/93 (East side)
Pinnacle of spire approx. 30m NE of
Church of St Keyne
Pinnacle of church spire from the former church of St Mary.
1769. By Thomas Edwards, re-sited c1880, following the
demolition of tower of the Church of St Mary, which preceded
the construction of the present Cathedral (qv). Granite
ashlar. Octagonal plan. Steep upper stage of tower spire. The
addition of the Gothic tower and spire to St Mary's Church,
which partly survives as the St Mary's Aisle of the Cathedral
(qv), was the last work of Thomas Edwards - a competent
Cornish architect who was also responsible for The Mansion
House and Prince's House in Prince's Street (qv).
(Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects
1600-1840: London: 1978-: 285).
Listing NGR: SW8201745880
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