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Latitude: 50.2651 / 50°15'54"N
Longitude: -5.0517 / 5°3'6"W
OS Eastings: 182604
OS Northings: 45020
OS Grid: SW826450
Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XG6Q
Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.9QY
Entry Name: Former Wesleyan School
Listing Date: 11 December 1985
Last Amended: 30 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206158
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377613
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
880-1/4/302 UNION PLACE
Former Wesleyan School
(Formerly listed as:
CHURCH HOUSE OF ST MARY'S METHODIST CH
St Mary's Wesleyan school opened in 1887 by Mr Samuel Pascoe, J.P., designed by Silvanus Trevail, with masonry by Mr John Farley, and carpentry by Mr W.J. Tippet. Following closure of the school the building was converted into the Church House of St Mary's Methodist Church. A classical style, 2 storeyed dressed granite front and slate roof with pediment to front and hip to rear. Plaque and datestone attached to building.
The building has a rectangular plan with roof ventilators and brick lateral stack on right. 1:3:1-bay front. Plinth, sill string and moulded and dentilled cornices;triangular pediment, with oculus, over 3 stepped lights of central bays. Round keyed arches over doorways to left and right and over first-floor windows with glazing bars and margin lights; squat 2-centred arches over 3 ground-floor
windows and inscribed plaque over sill string. Rear is of 1:3:1-bays and rendered; extended to ground floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Sources West Briton 28th November 1887
Listing NGR: SW8260945013
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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