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Latitude: 50.203 / 50°12'10"N
Longitude: -5.3128 / 5°18'46"W
OS Eastings: 163694
OS Northings: 38919
OS Grid: SW636389
Mapcode National: GBR FX84.M6Y
Mapcode Global: VH12P.V5P6
Entry Name: Penponds Church Institute and Chapel House
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66601
Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14
Civil Parish: Camborne
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Penponds
Church of England Diocese: Truro
CAMBORNE HIGHER PENPONDS ROAD
SW 63 NW
Penponds Church Institute
and Chapel House
Church of England Infants School, now meeting rooms. 1849. Uncoursed
killas rubble with granite quoins and dressings, slate roofs. Rectangular
plan. Single storey; the asymmetrical facade of the Institute, which is
essentially of 3 bays but with 4 windows, has a doorway in the left bay
with a modern board door and shallow overlight, and tall 18-pane sashed
windows with exposed boxes: one to the left of the door, 2 in the centre,
and one in the right-hand bay. Chimney at right-hand gable. Chapel House,
continued to the right, is lower, and of 4 bays, with a doorway in the 1st
bay (abutting the junction) and three 12-pane sashed windows also with
exposed boxes; and a chimney at the right-hand gable. Rear and interior
not inspected. History: built on the site of Mrs Percival's Endowed School
of 1761 (referred to on wall monument in Church of St Martin and St
Meriadocus, Church Street, q.v.). Reference: Charles Thomas Mrs Percival's
Endowed School at Penponds and Treslothan, Camborne, 1761 to 1876
(1982). Included for group value with Ivy Cottage to the left and
Trevithick's Cottage opposite.
Listing NGR: SW6369438919
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