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Latitude: 50.2649 / 50°15'53"N
Longitude: -5.0519 / 5°3'6"W
OS Eastings: 182593
OS Northings: 45001
OS Grid: SW825450
Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XG5P
Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.9PX
Entry Name: Church of St Mary Clement
Listing Date: 8 January 1971
Last Amended: 30 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201542
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377614
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
Civil Parish: Truro
Built-Up Area: Truro
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Mary Truro
Church of England Diocese: Truro
880-1/4/304 UNION PLACE
CHURCH OF ST MARY CLEMENT
including Schoolroom at rear
(Formerly listed as:
ST MARY'S METHODIST CHAPEL)
A large Wesleyan chapel and adjoining schoolroom. Datestones on the building indicate that the chapel was built in 1830 and the schoolroom in 1868. The building was modernised by Silvanus Trevail in 1885 when most of the interior fittings and windows were added. The chapel is in the Classical style, 2 storeyed, with granite to the western front and rubble with granite dressings elsewhere and a Delabole slate roof. Rectangular aisleless plan with galleries on all sides. Symmetrical 1:1:1-bay west entrance front has moulded triangular pediment with central oculus over quoin pilasters and pairs of pilasters between the bays; 3 round-arched first-floor windows with glazing bars and spoked fanlight heads; central doorway is flanked by free-standing Doric columns with entablature over; tapered flanking doorways have eared architraves; C20 doors. Side walls have later C19 windows with coloured memorial glass.
INTERIOR: panelled plaster ceiling with moulded ribs.
Fittings: all date to the 1884/5 renovation of the chapel and include pitch pine benches with galleries on all sides; columns to galleries; a large mahogany rostrum and altar rail.
Source:- West Briton 19th March 1885
Listing NGR: SW8259544999
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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