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Former Wesleyan School

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377613

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: St Mary Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

TRURO

880-1/4/302 UNION PLACE
11-DEC-85 TRURO
(North side)
Former Wesleyan School

(Formerly listed as:
UNION PLACE
TRURO
CHURCH HOUSE OF ST MARY'S METHODIST CH
URCH)

II
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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