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Latitude: 50.3216 / 50°19'17"N
Longitude: -4.77 / 4°46'11"W
OS Eastings: 202914
OS Northings: 50524
OS Grid: SX029505
Mapcode National: GBR N0.Y4L7
Mapcode Global: FRA 08W5.ZFS
Plus Code: 9C2Q86CJ+M2
Entry Name: Church of St Levan
Listing Date: 29 January 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246627
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487050
Location: Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St Austell Bay
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Austell
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX05SW HIGHER PORTHPEAN
868/9/10156 CHURCH OF ST LEVEN
Anglican mission church. 1884-5; by J. Reeves. Dressed Pentewan stone. Slate roof with coped gable ends.
PLAN: Small 2-cell church with nave and chancel under one roof and with vestry on south side and wide narthex-like porch at the west end.
Victorian Early English style.
EXTERIOR: Tall cusped lancets on north and south sides, the north side with stone lateral stack with set-offs. The east end has triple lancets and stone cross at apex of gable. Stone bellcote at west gable end on corbels forming arch over lancet west window. Wide 3-bay west porch with three pointed arches with carved stone shields and inscription 'Jesus Came to Them Walking on the Seas'; plank inner door with wrought-iron hinges. Vestry on south side rising from churchyard retaining wall and with shouldered arch doorway on its west side.
INTERIOR: Exposed stone walls. Plain pointed chancel arch. Arch-braced roofs with exposed common-rafters. Triple lancets at east end with nook-shafts. Devon marble reredos of 1895 by J. Reeves. Wrought-iron Communion rail. Choir stalls with trefoil ends and arcaded fronts. Carved wooden eagle lectern. Stained glass windows.
SOURCE: Woodhouse, H. Porthpean Church and Village .
Listing NGR: SX0291450524
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