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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Blazey, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3575 / 50°21'27"N

Longitude: -4.6937 / 4°41'37"W

OS Eastings: 208490

OS Northings: 54314

OS Grid: SX084543

Mapcode National: GBR N4.VS6X

Mapcode Global: FRA 1813.5UB

Plus Code: 9C2Q9854+2G

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396956

ID on this website: 101212463

Location: St Andrew's Church, Tywardreath, Cornwall, PL24

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Tywardreath and Par

Built-Up Area: St Blazey

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Tywardreath

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Church of St Andrew

Anglican church. C14 tower, otherwise rebuilt 1880-1887 (inscription) to former C14 and C15 plan using much of the original materials and features by R Coad; N porch probably early C20. MATERIALS: slatestone rubble with Pentewen stone dressings; dry Delabole slate roofs with coped ends and red crested clay ridge tiles; tall stone stack over angle between nave and transept. PLAN: W tower, navelchancel under one roof, N and S porches, N transept and vestry attached E of transept. EXTERIOR: embattled W tower is 4-stages with strings dividing stages and stair projection to S of SE corner; single buttress to either side of the lower stage towards W corners. Upper stage has slate louvred 3-light square-headed windows with cusped lights; stage below has clockface within diamond panel to E and W sides; string becomes hoodmould of pointed 3-light traceried window above moulded 2-centred arched doorway with hoodmould. C19 parts of church have traceried windows except for square~headed cusped window between transept and porch. S aisle has 3-light windows to W and S: 1 bay left of porch and 3 bays to S wall right of porch, then rood stair turret and then 2 more bays and a 4-light E window. Chancel has 5~Iight E window with intersecting tracery; N transept has a 3-light N window, otherwise 2-light windows. S porch has squat 2-centred arched doorway of 3 moulded orders. INTERIOR: Plastered walls; granite 7-bay standard A (Pevsner) arcades with moulded capitals and steep 4-centred arches; rood stair with basket-arched lower doorway and 4-centred arched doorway to former screen; unpainted oak waggon roofs with carved bosses and boarded panels, the roofs to E end with extra panels. FITTINGS: C15 or C16 bench ends incorporated into C19 pulpit, pews and parclose screens with some Gothic style tracery. MONUMENTS: slate slab with foliated cross to Thomas Colyns who died 1534'; another slab to Jane (otherwise indeciphererable) who died 1636; wall monument with relief of woman with urn by C Regnart to Jane Pole who died 1795; Gothic style monument by Pierce of Truro to Caroline Rashleigh who died in 1842 (Pevsner N , The Buildings of England: Cornwall,1951-1972; P236 and 237).

Listing NGR: SX0849054314

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