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Pinnacle of Spire Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of St Keyne

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2726 / 50°16'21"N

Longitude: -5.0604 / 5°3'37"W

OS Eastings: 182017

OS Northings: 45880

OS Grid: SW820458

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.KZX0

Mapcode Global: FRA 0899.SDY

Entry Name: Pinnacle of Spire Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of St Keyne

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377404

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Kenwyn with St Allen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/3/93 (East side)
Pinnacle of spire approx. 30m NE of
Church of St Keyne


Pinnacle of church spire from the former church of St Mary.
1769. By Thomas Edwards, re-sited c1880, following the
demolition of tower of the Church of St Mary, which preceded
the construction of the present Cathedral (qv). Granite
ashlar. Octagonal plan. Steep upper stage of tower spire. The
addition of the Gothic tower and spire to St Mary's Church,
which partly survives as the St Mary's Aisle of the Cathedral
(qv), was the last work of Thomas Edwards - a competent
Cornish architect who was also responsible for The Mansion
House and Prince's House in Prince's Street (qv).
(Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects
1600-1840: London: 1978-: 285).

Listing NGR: SW8201745880

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