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Chapel of St George and St Thomas a Becket

A Grade II* Listed Building in Calstock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4956 / 50°29'44"N

Longitude: -4.2216 / 4°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 242524

OS Northings: 68552

OS Grid: SX425685

Mapcode National: GBR NS.L1H1

Mapcode Global: FRA 271R.94X

Entry Name: Chapel of St George and St Thomas a Becket

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Last Amended: 19 October 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60791

Location: Calstock, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Calstock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Calstock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 4268-4368
9/40 Chapel of St George and St Thomas
a Becket (formerly listed as
23.1.68 Sir Richard Edgcumbe's Chapel)
Chapel. Circa 1490, built by Sir Richard Edgcumbe in memory of his escape from Sir
Henry Trenowth of Bodrugan in 1483. C20 restoration. Slatestone rubble with granite
dressings. C20 slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends, incorporating some re-
used hand-made crested ridge tiles.
Plan: Small rectangular single cell chapel, with entrance at the front gable end and
ritual east at the rear gable end. Built on the edge of a cliff overlooking the
River Tamar.
Exterior: The front gable end has a 3-centred arched granite doorway with roll-
mouldings and recessed spandrels, C19 door with cover strips. The left and right
sides each have a 2-light granite window, with chamfered 3-centred arches to lights,
lattice glazing pintles remaining from shutters. The rear gable end has a 3-light
granite window, hollow-chamfered, with 4-centred arched lights with leaves carved in
the spandrels, semi-circular tracery above and 4-centred arch over with mutilated
hood mould and pintles from shutters.
Interior: Not accessible.

Listing NGR: SX4168670956

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

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