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The Old Chapel Including Front Courtyard Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Sithney, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1129 / 50°6'46"N

Longitude: -5.3079 / 5°18'28"W

OS Eastings: 163602

OS Northings: 28882

OS Grid: SW636288

Mapcode National: GBR FX8D.3GC

Mapcode Global: VH132.YF9B

Entry Name: The Old Chapel Including Front Courtyard Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

Listing Date: 10 July 1957

Last Amended: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65978

Location: Sithney, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sithney

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sithney

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


SW 62 NW SITHNEY CHURCHTOWN, Sithney

7/303 The Old Chapel (formerly listed as
- Methodist Chapel) including front
10.7.57 courtyard wall, gate piers and gate
GV II

Methodist chapel now a house including front courtyard walls, gate piers and gate.
1859. Roughly coursed killas rubble front with dressed granite quoins, jambstones,
sills and roof with cast iron ogee gutters and downpipes.
Plan : rectangular aisless plan with galleries.
2 storey elevations. The symmetrical hipped front has central ground floor doorway
with double doors and 2 first floor windows to light the gallery. Each side wall has
3 ground floor and 3 first floor windows, all original 16-pane hornless sashes in
thein original openings.
Interior not inspected but said to have original gallery.
In front of the chapel is a walled courtyard with slurried rubble-coped rubble walls
on 3 sides; one of the walls is parallel to the front of the chapel screening the
doorway; another wall returning towards the front on the left and linked to the
entrance wall beside the road. In the middle of the entrance wall is a gateway with
round-headed square-on-plan granite monolithic gate piers and original wrought iron
gate. The gate has roundels to the lock rail, a top rail ramped up to a point and
spear head finials.
A delightfully simple Methodist chapel and externally unaltered.
Source: Christopher Stell, RCHM, from an inventory of non-conformist chapels, to be
published by HMSO.


Listing NGR: SW6360228882

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