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Chapel of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3136 / 50°18'49"N

Longitude: -4.2231 / 4°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 241814

OS Northings: 48328

OS Grid: SX418483

Mapcode National: GBR NS.YM2G

Mapcode Global: FRA 2816.GLJ

Entry Name: Chapel of St Michael

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61698

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


8/40 Chapel of St. Michael

Chapel. Medieval, said to be of Norman origin. Entirely built of slatestone and
granite rubble with stone gabled roof. Single cell rectangular plan, possibly
originally with upper chamber to west end. All windows unglazed.
The chapel has a battered plinth with wall swept out as slate string course to north
and south. North side has a pointed arched lancet and irregular round-arched doorway.
South side has irregular round-arched window with segmental relieving arch. East
gable end has round-arched window with relieving arch. West gable end has small
rectangular window at upper level to right.
Interior Round-arched stone vaulted roof. Niche to left of east window. Sockets in
wall indicating possible former position of upper chamber. East window has round-
arched head in metamorphic stone with relieving arch. North and west windows have
splayed reveals.
There are records of a beacon having been placed here, dating back as far as the C15.
During the Second World War the site was used as a gun platform.
Ancient Monument no. 267.

Listing NGR: SX4181448328

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

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