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Church of Saint John and Saint Petroc

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2118 / 50°12'42"N

Longitude: -5.0927 / 5°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 179438

OS Northings: 39224

OS Grid: SW794392

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.CPF3

Mapcode Global: FRA 086G.KRY

Plus Code: 9C2P6W64+PW

Entry Name: Church of Saint John and Saint Petroc

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63311

Location: Feock, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Feock

Built-Up Area: Devoran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Devoran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/36 Church of Saint John and Saint


Parish Church and churchyard wall. 1855 by J.L. Pearson. Coursed slatestone with
granite quoins, jambstones, plinth copings, string and ashlar upper stage of tower
including steep pyramidal spire. Very steeply pitched dry Delabole slate roofs over
nave, chancel and porch. Granite copings to nave and porch and polygonal roof over
Early English influence. Nave, chancel, south west tower, south porch and small
vestry wing north of chancel. Nave has paired lancets to north and south walls.
Group of 3 lancets to west gable end. Chancel has taller quatrefoil ventilator over
and apex chimney. Bays of north wall are punctuated by weathered buttresses with
further buttress to south wall between nave and chancel. Tower has group of 3
lancets to each wall of upper stage with slate louvres and machicolated eaves cornice
surmounted by pyramidal ashlar spire. Porch in angle between tower and nave has
ordered pointed arched doorway with inner arch supported on engaged shafts with
moulded imposts. Trefoil-headed window in east wall.
Interior is unaltered. Nave has arch-braced roof structure with wind braces,
ashlar struts and small boss to each truss. Chancel roof has polygonal vault of
wooden ribs springing from turned shafts between lancets. Pointed chancel arch.
Windows of nave have turned shafts between lancets and all windows have coloured and
clear glass in geometric designs, with Biblical figures forming central features of
east and west windows. Aumbry niche in north wall of chancel has trefoil-headed
arch, with hoodmould, over turned marble nook shafts.
Fittings: painted polygonal pulpit, with blind arcade of pointed arches on slender
marble shafts, and simple pine pews with shaped ends and panelled backs.

Listing NGR: SW7943839224

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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