History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Tower at South West of Church of Saint Winwaloe

A Grade II Listed Building in Gunwalloe, Cornwall

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.0389 / 50°2'19"N

Longitude: -5.2691 / 5°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 166010

OS Northings: 20535

OS Grid: SW660205

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.4QY2

Mapcode Global: VH13H.M981

Plus Code: 9C2P2PQJ+G8

Entry Name: Tower at South West of Church of Saint Winwaloe

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65189

Location: Gunwalloe, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gunwalloe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Cury with Gunwalloe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Find accommodation in



3/32 Tower at south west of Church of
- Saint Winwaloe


Detached church bell tower. Reputed to be C13 (church guide) but present structure much rebuilt in the C19. Shale rubble with granite dressings. Pyramidal dry Delabole slate roof, re-roofed in 1938 (church guide).
Square on plan and built into a cave in the basement. Single stage with bell chamber over basement. East wall has central round headed C19 doorway to basement and pair of louvred slits to the bell chamber above. Further slit opening to middle of north side.
Interior not inspected but contains 3 medieval bells, recast in 1926 (church guide).

Listing NGR: SW6601020534

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.