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Church of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4689 / 50°28'8"N

Longitude: -4.4254 / 4°25'31"W

OS Eastings: 227974

OS Northings: 66040

OS Grid: SX279660

Mapcode National: GBR NH.MWMN

Mapcode Global: FRA 17MT.7S2

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61317

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/117 Church of St Mary the Virgin


Chapel of ease. 1905. Rubblestone with cut stone dressings. Slate roof with gable
ends. Rectangular with porch on south west and vestry on north west. South
elevation with 5 lancet windows with cut stone dressings. Gabled porch to left with
chamfered 2 centred arch with decorative stops. Barge boards to gable end. East
window, triple lancet with raised centre light. North elevation with 3 lancet
windows and a tapered rubblestone chimney between the first and second window.
Vestry to left beneath lean-to roof. Shoulder arch and plank door. 2 lancets in
west gable end. Timber belfry with lower timber spire in ridge above west end. Base
slate hung. Triple louvred openings on all sides. Surmounted by weather vain and
weather cock.
Simple interior with exposed timber arched braces to roof, on projecting moulded
stone corbels. Sealed with timber boarding above chancel. Pitch pine benches. C18
hexagonal pulpit on moulded timber base. Fielded panels and moulded cornice.
Coloured quarried glass. East window World War I memorial. Included for townscape

Listing NGR: SX2795566014

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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