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Penponds Church Institute and Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2P6M3P+6V

Entry Name: Penponds Church Institute and Chapel House

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66601

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penponds

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 63 NW
(west side)
7/55 Penponds
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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