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Church of Saint Stedian

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1906 / 50°11'26"N

Longitude: -5.18 / 5°10'48"W

OS Eastings: 173110

OS Northings: 37131

OS Grid: SW731371

Mapcode National: GBR Z6.44DP

Mapcode Global: FRA 081J.7R4

Plus Code: 9C2P5RR9+7X

Entry Name: Church of Saint Stedian

Listing Date: 10 July 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66258

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Built-Up Area: Stithians

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Parish church. Base of chancel probably C13, otherwise C15. Restored in the C18 and
heavily restored in 1873. Granite ashlar lower and south aisle, otherwise granite
rubble with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs with granite coped gable
Plan: Nave/chancel under one roof; C15 west tower; C15 north aisle; C19 north porch
and C15 south aisle.
Exterior: Complete C15, 3-stage embattled and pinnacled west tower except for C19
tracery inserted to 3-light window over 4-centred arch west doorway. Strings
dividing stages and buttresses set back from the corners. C19 clock faces to middle
stage. Original 3-light traceried louvred windows to upper stage. Apart from the
tower, the church had all its windows replaced in the C19. In the north wall are
vestiges of a C18 flat arch. There is an ancient carved stone fragment over the east
window of the north aisle. In the south wall is a C15 3-centred priest's doorway and
a C15 4-centred doorway.
Interior: C15 5-bay standard A (Pevsner) north arcade - with 2 centred arches; C15
6-bay south arcade with square piers with engaged shafts and squat 4-centred arches.
The walls have been stripped of plaster; the roofs are C19 scissor braced.

Listing NGR: SW7311037131

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