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Mortuary Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in St Columb Major, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.427 / 50°25'37"N

Longitude: -4.9454 / 4°56'43"W

OS Eastings: 190896

OS Northings: 62720

OS Grid: SW908627

Mapcode National: GBR ZN.666L

Mapcode Global: FRA 07JX.P5Y

Plus Code: 9C2QC3G3+RV

Entry Name: Mortuary Chapels

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71259

ID on this website: 101138224

Location: St Columb Major, Cornwall, TR9

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Columb Major

Built-Up Area: St Columb Major

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Major

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Sepulchral chapel

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Pair of mortuary chapels. Circa 1856. Squared granite rubble with granite dressings.
Steep pitched slate roofs with crested ridge tiles and gable ends with raised coped
Plan: Symmetrical pair of mortuary chapels, each of single cell plan with gabled
porch at the front gable end and ritual east at the rear. Gothic style.
Exterior: Each chapel has granite plinth and weathered angle buttresses and
buttresses to sides. The front has a gabled porch with 2-centred arched doorway;
inner 2-centred arched doorway, door with raised fillets. Circular window above with
3 quatrefoils in tracery. Each side is of 2 bays divided by buttresses, with 2
lancets with hood moulds, some lattice glazing remaining. The rear has 3-light
Perpendicular window with 2-centred arch and hood mould.
Interior: The chapel to right is plain plastered inside, with 4-bay arched-brace
roof, the central truss rising from stone corbels, with collar and king post.

Listing NGR: SW9089662720

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