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Church of St John and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2601 / 50°15'36"N

Longitude: -5.0536 / 5°3'13"W

OS Eastings: 182447

OS Northings: 44479

OS Grid: SW824444

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XMQQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.P0Z

Entry Name: Church of St John and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 8 January 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377493

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John and St Paul, Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244SW LEMON STREET
880-1/10/177 (East side)
08/01/71 Church of St John and attached
forecourt railings

GV II

Anglican church, for Peel parish. 1828. By Philip Sambell,
altered 1893-1900. Granite ashlar to west street elevation,
otherwise local stone rubble with freestone, granite and brick
dressings; dry Delabole slate roof hipped at the west end;
cast-iron ogee gutters. Rectangular aisleless plan with
apsidal chancel. Symmetrical 3-bay west front has corner
pilasters and parapet with projecting central bay surmounted
by a cupola on 6 slender wooden Tuscan columns; central rose
window over bowed porch projection with blind arcade of 5
round arches and moulded parapet; flanking bays are blind.
There is a round-arched doorway in each of the returns of the
central bay and a truncated rose window above. Adjoining on
the left is a C15 or C16 four-centred-arched doorway with
square hoodmould. INTERIOR not inspected but has a gallery on
painted columns (Pevsner). SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original iron
railings have spear-headed shafts and turned stanchions.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8244744479

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