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Church of St Moren Belfrey

A Grade II* Listed Building in St. Michael Penkevil, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2376 / 50°14'15"N

Longitude: -4.9766 / 4°58'35"W

OS Eastings: 187838

OS Northings: 41756

OS Grid: SW878417

Mapcode National: GBR ZK.Y40T

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GD.H1V

Entry Name: Church of St Moren Belfrey

Listing Date: 27 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62876

Location: St. Michael Penkevil, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael Penkevil

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Tresillian and Lamorran with Merther

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/37 Church of Saint Moren Belfry,


Small bell tower. Possibly C16-C17 but may be late Medieval. Small size slatestone
rubble with scantle slate roof with gable ends;. Rectangular plan. 2 storeys.
South front has central nearly semi circular doorway with slate voussoirs. Small
square window over in repaired walling. Similar size window to first floor rear is
original 2-light oak mullion. Entrance to first floor and bellframe is by stone and
earth ramp from churchyard to narrow doorway in west gable with original oak frame.
Small original oak window to left and opposite in east wall. Small corbelled arched
openings to ground floor east and west walls towards rear.
Interior has original floor beams and surviving contemporary oak bellframe with
curved braces and 1 bell still in situ. Formerly 3 bells; one was stolen and the
third one is in Tresillian church.

Listing NGR: SW8783841756

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

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