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Church of St Felix

A Grade I Listed Building in Philleigh, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2168 / 50°13'0"N

Longitude: -4.9854 / 4°59'7"W

OS Eastings: 187116

OS Northings: 39461

OS Grid: SW871394

Mapcode National: GBR ZK.ZFP7

Mapcode Global: FRA 08FG.5LG

Entry Name: Church of St Felix

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63022

Location: Philleigh, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Philleigh

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Philleigh

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 83 NE PHILLEIGH PHILLEIGH

3/58 Church of Saint Felix
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30-5-67
GV I

Parish church. C14 and C15, restored 1867. Slatestone rubble walls with granite
quoins and scantle slate roofs with gable ends. Nave, chancel under 1 roof, west
tower, north transept, south aisle and south porch. C14, 2 stage west tower has
corner buttresses to north and south to string dividing stages. Small, flat-headed
windows just above string to north and south. 2 light, arch-headed windows over and
to west and east all with slate louvres. Further string below simple battlemented
parapet. Moulded, pointed west granite doorway with relieving arch and 2 light
window over, also with relieving arch. North wall of nave has 2, C19, 3 light
Perpendicular style windows similar to other C19 windows. North transept to left has
C19, 3 light window in gable end but retains granite and freestone late C15 early
C16, flat headed windows each with 3 cinquefoil lights and hoodmould to west and east
walls. Also to left of east wall is C16/C17 ovolo moulded pointed arched elvan
doorway with scrolled stops to hoodmould. C19, 4 light window to east gable end of
chancel. All south aisle windows are C19 freestone in Perpendicular style to east
and west gable ends, 1 window to left of south porch and 5 to right. Porch has C19
pointed freestone doorway with stiff leaf label stops. C15 granite, moulded, round
headed inner doorway.
Interior C19 arch braced collar roofs with cavetto cornices enriched with
ballflowers and rosettes; C15 granite 9 bay arcade between navel chancel and south
aisle with round mostly monolith piers each with 4 engaged shafts.
Fittings include C13 octagonal elvan front with 2 blind pointed arches to each side
over C19 octagonal base; C19 pews with scroll shaped ends; arcaded brattished C19
screen between nave and transept; tiled flooring to aisles; glazed tiles to chancel;
painted coat of arms of George II, 1635; copies of letters from Charles I sent from
Sudeley Castle camp 1643 and The Ten Commandment on 2 painted panels flanking south
door.


Listing NGR: SW8712239466

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

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