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Old Bible Christian Chapel Including Adjoining Former Trap House and Courtyard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Carnkie, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.164 / 50°9'50"N

Longitude: -5.2009 / 5°12'3"W

OS Eastings: 171490

OS Northings: 34236

OS Grid: SW714342

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.VYPZ

Mapcode Global: VH12Y.S4VL

Plus Code: 9C2P5Q7X+JJ

Entry Name: Old Bible Christian Chapel Including Adjoining Former Trap House and Courtyard Walls

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66367

Location: Wendron, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Wendron

Built-Up Area: Carnkie

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Wendron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/380 Old Bible Christian Chapel,
- including adjoining former trap-
house, courtyard walls


Bible Christian Chapel, including adjoining former trap-house, earth-closets,
courtyard walls, gate-piers and gate, now a Sunday schoolroom. Datestone 1857.
Dressed roughly coursed granite rubble with granite dressings, otherwise rubble or
painted rubble. Chapel has asbestos slate roof with pedimented gable at the front
and chimney over the rear gable. Trap-house and one earth-closet have scantle slate
roofs; there is a brick chimney over the front end of the trap-house and cast-iron
ogee-section gutters.
Plan: Small rectangular-on-plan aisle-less chapel with rectangular-on-plan trap-
house adjoining its front left-hand corner and earth closets by the front left-hand
corner of the trap-house. 2-window chapel has original doors and windows: Pair of 2
panel doors in round-head opening with plain fanlight; vermiculated rusticated
voussoirs to door arch; 12-pane sashes at first floor (formerly gallery) level and
pediment with moulded cornices, and with name and date plaque; over.
Side walls have square-headed window openings with C20 windows except for round-
headed window with original hornless sash with traceried head towards rear of left-
hand side. Trap-house has right-hand wall at front with C19 6-pane horned sash on
the left and partly blocked original wide doorway on the right.
Interior: Not inspected but said to have no original fittings.
Rubble courtyard wall adjoining right-hand front corner of chapel has dressed granite
copings; gateway with pyramidally-headed dressed granite monolithic piers and
original wrought-iron gate with fleurs-de-lys and scrolled detail.

Listing NGR: SW7149034236

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