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Church of England Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Marhamchurch, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8058 / 50°48'20"N

Longitude: -4.522 / 4°31'19"W

OS Eastings: 222393

OS Northings: 103721

OS Grid: SS223037

Mapcode National: GBR K3.YG8N

Mapcode Global: FRA 16FY.S4T

Entry Name: Church of England Institute

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64875

Location: Marhamchurch, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Marhamchurch

Built-Up Area: Marhamchurch

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Marhamchurch

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/57 Church of England Institute


Church of England Institute, 1913, built for the Bray family of Langford Hill
(q.v.). Squared stone brought to course with freestone and granite dressings.
Slate roof. Arts and Crafts, free Tudor style. The building is on a corner site
with a large entrance porch on the corner. Steeply-pitched deep roofs run
north/south and west/east, gabled to the north, hipped to the east. Grand 2-
storey gabled corner porch with moulded granite coping and rusticated granite
kneelers surmounted by balls. Moulded 4-centre arched doorway with studded door
with cover strips under square-headed hoodmould with label stops. Above the
doorway an inscription panel 'The Bray Church of England Institute' with 3-light
granite mullioned window above. Coat of arms above window contained in niche
formed from pilasters supporting cornice, and volutes to either side of
pilasters. Date panel in gable. Flanking wings to left and right have 3 square-
headed, transomed stone mullioned windows, with leaded fixed lights and leaded
casements, the tall central window rising into a gabled dormer with kneelers and
moulded coping, wing to left is longer with buttresses with weatherings between
the windows. North gable end has timber in upper part of gable carried on
corbels. Tall stone lateral chimneys have slates peaked over flues. Granite
posts with chains strung between each side of porch.

Listing NGR: SS2239303721

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

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