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Portscatho United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1786 / 50°10'43"N

Longitude: -4.9723 / 4°58'20"W

OS Eastings: 187880

OS Northings: 35183

OS Grid: SW878351

Mapcode National: GBR ZL.1YZ5

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GK.4PQ

Entry Name: Portscatho United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63008

Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gerrans

Built-Up Area: Gerrans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gerrans

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 83 NE GERRANS THE LUGGER (south side),Portscatho

3/44 Portscatho United Reformed Church


Nonconformist chapel. 1822. Stucco over rubble walls and dry Delabole slate roof
with gable ends. Rectangular plan with rostrum at east end, gallery at west end and
north porch. Simple Early English Gothic style. Single storey. 3 window north,
entrance front.
Main entrance porch between windows 2 and 3 with central pointed doorway, double
wooden doors with elaborate iron hinges and plaster hoodmould. 2 tier diagonal
buttresses with offsets. Exposed purlin ends and rafter gable with turned finial and
pendant. Further pointed doorway with hoodmould to far right. Wooden windows each
with 2 pointed arched lights in pointed arched opening with hoodmould.
Little altered interior has segmental arched plaster ceiling with moulded cornice
containing acanthus and roses. Central rose with similar detail and 2 roses with
Greek key detail. Gallery front has blind intersecting round arches. Cast iron wall
Cast iron wall candelabra, Rostrum altered slightly, pulpit circa 1920.

Listing NGR: SW8788035183

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

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