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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Blazey, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3502 / 50°21'0"N

Longitude: -4.7309 / 4°43'51"W

OS Eastings: 205816

OS Northings: 53592

OS Grid: SX058535

Mapcode National: GBR N2.W8MC

Mapcode Global: FRA 08Z3.NRN

Plus Code: 9C2Q9729+3M

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 March 1974

Last Amended: 8 November 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396612

Location: St. Blaise, Cornwall, PL24

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Blaise

Built-Up Area: St Blazey

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Par

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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868/10/554 Church of St Mary
(Formerly listed as:
11.03.1974 ST BLAZEY GATE
St Mary's Church)


Anglican church. 1848 by G E Street. Pinkish brown stone rubble and freestone dressings, including spire; steep asbestos slate roofs with coped and buttressed gables. STYLE: early Gothic PLAN: nave, chancel, S aisle, tower W of aisle and small lean-to vestry north of chancel. EXTERIOR: lancets of differing heights, 3 to each E gable end, 2 plus sexfoil to W gable end, and 2 windows with quatrefoil tracery to E end of aisle, otherwise single lancets or grouped in pairs plus central cusped tracery; broach spire with lucarnes on squat square tower; arched S tower doorway of 2 orders and pair of planked doors with large ornate strap hinges. INTERIOR: tie-beam crown-post and raftered roofs except chancel with painted octagonal barrel roof with moulded ribs to panels; 3-bay arcade with moulded pointed arches on alternate round and octagonal piers with moulded capitals; chancel window with rear arches and turned shafts; other windows with stone rear arches; 3-bay sedilia niche and piscina on its left. FITTINGS include plain numbered pews with square ends; octagonal freestone font and octagonal freestone pulpit. Stained glass with medallion motifs by Wailes. A very early and significant design by Street, epitomising the simplicity of design which characterised the early Ecclesiological movement. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Cornwall: London: 1990-: 131 & 170).

Listing NGR: SX0581553594

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