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Church of St Julitta

A Grade I Listed Building in Camelford, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6094 / 50°36'33"N

Longitude: -4.7035 / 4°42'12"W

OS Eastings: 208815

OS Northings: 82344

OS Grid: SX088823

Mapcode National: GBR N3.BX8R

Mapcode Global: FRA 171G.7G2

Entry Name: Church of St Julitta

Listing Date: 17 December 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68496

Location: Camelford, Cornwall, PL32

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camelford

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanteglos by Camelford

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMELFORD LANTEGLOS-BY-CAMELFORD
SX 08 SE
4/54 Church of St Julitta
-
17.12.62
GV I

Parish church. Norman origins with tower added in circa C14, 6-bay south aisle added
in C15 and restored in 1864 and in 1873 by J. P. St Aubyn.
North wall of nave and chancel and north transept of stone rubble, south aisle and
porch of granite ashlar and west tower of snecked slate stone rubble. Slate roofs,
nave and chancel in one.
Plan : Norman origins with early masonry surviving in north wall of nave and chancel
and east and west walls of north transept. Probably originally of cruciform plan,
the west tower added in the C14, the 6-bay south aisle and probably the south porch
in the C15. Church restored in 1864 and in 1873 when the north wall of the transept
was partly rebuilt and the church was refurnished.
Unbuttressed west tower of 3 recessed stages, battlemented parapet with crocketted
finials, stair tower on north east and moulded plinth. C14 2-centred moulded west
door with 2 figure heads as labels to hood mould. C19 3-light Perpendicular west
window, 2-light cusped opening above and 3-light belfry openings with slate louvres.
North wall of nave has blocked north door with 2-light cusped window and 3-light C19
Perpendicular window in north transept. To east of transept, 3-light circa C17
window with early glass and lancet window to east. Datestone 'I.M 1585' possibly
indicating date of alteration or repair. East chancel window has been heavily
restored. South aisle has four 3-light circa C15 Perpendicular windows with remnants
of old glass. South porch; 4 centred arch with roll mould, incised spandrels and
sundial 1712. Circa C15 waggon roof. 2-centred granite arch to south door with
multiple roll mould and incised spandrels.
Interior : Circa C15 waggon roofs with crenellated wall plates; sealed with moulded
and carved ribs and bosses. 6-bay arcade to south aisle with type A Pevsner piers.
Tower arch, partly rebuilt, does not correspond with slightly later nave roof. North
transept arch partly restored and rebuilt but indicating probable early (Norman)
date. C19 furnishings and pulpit. Circa C15 octagonal font. Several remains of old
glass with heraldic motifs in top lights of north window of chancel and in 3 windows
in south aisle.
Several good memorials. Slate headstones reset in floor. Medieval cross head,
Norman font bowl and remains of circa C15 stone windows at east end of south aisle.
Maclean, Sir J Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the
County of Cornwall 1875
Pevsner, N and Radcliffe, E The Buildings of England, Cornwall 2nd edition 1970
Polsue, J Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall 1873, reprinted 1974


Listing NGR: SX0881482341

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