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Chapel of Ease Including Gate Piers and Gates at Road Entrance in Front

A Grade II Listed Building in St Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3077 / 50°18'27"N

Longitude: -5.2037 / 5°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 171976

OS Northings: 50211

OS Grid: SW719502

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.KQ55

Mapcode Global: VH125.RJBH

Entry Name: Chapel of Ease Including Gate Piers and Gates at Road Entrance in Front

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63811

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Built-Up Area: St Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/03/2018

SW 75 SW
4/181

ST AGNES
PENWINNICK ROAD
St Agnes Museum
Former Chapel of Ease including gate-piers and gates at road entrance in front

(Formerly listed as Chapel of Ease including gate-piers and gates at road entrance in front)


II
Pair of former mortuary chapels, now a museum, in a cemetery, presumably one for Church of England, the other for Non Conformists, including gate-piers at road entrance in front. Circa late C19. Killas brought to course with granite dressings. Concrete tile gabled roof.

Plan: Two identical rectangular-on-plan chapels. Each chapel has an open porch at the front and they share a central stone porch at the rear. Gothic style features.

Exterior: Single storey. Unaltered elevations. East road front has pair of cross gables with central four-centred arched doorway to each cross gable. Original ledged and braced doors with ornate iron strap hinges; original gable-ended open porches with scissor-braced gables and cross-braced and arch-braced sides. All the gables except the right-hand cross gable have their original cusped bargeboards. Pair of pointed arched windows in the middle. All the windows have oak frames and reeded glass. Rear has central gable-ended porch and three-light stepped mullion window to each cross gable. Wide gateway at the front flanked by square-on-plan dressed granite piers with plinths and pyramidal caps. Original wrought-iron gates with cross bracing under the lock rails and ramped top rails. Roughly squared coursed granite facing to hedges (walls) adjoining at either side.

Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW7197650211

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

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