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The Church of St Piran and St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Perranuthnoe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1149 / 50°6'53"N

Longitude: -5.4458 / 5°26'44"W

OS Eastings: 153752

OS Northings: 29551

OS Grid: SW537295

Mapcode National: GBR DXYC.SBS

Mapcode Global: VH130.KCCS

Entry Name: The Church of St Piran and St Michael

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Last Amended: 9 October 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70010

Location: Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Perranuthnoe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Perranuthnoe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 52 SW
1/99 The Church of St Piran and St
Michael (formerly listed as
10.6.54 "The Church of St Piran").


Parish church. Some Norman fabric and font, mostly rebuilt circa 1470 and much
restored and partly rebuilt in 1883. Granite ashlar tower, otherwise granite rubble
with granite or freestone dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs.
Plan : nave/chancel (partly C12), C15 tower, C15 north aisle, C12 south transept
(mostly rebuilt in 1883) and circa C14 porch (largely rebuilt in 1883).
Exterior : 3-stage C15 tower with original Perpendicular door and windows: strings
dividing stages; embattled parapet with corner pinnacles; louvred bell chamber
windows and clockface (1913) to east window.
North aisle: C15 Perpendicular windows and doorway except for C19 east window.
C19 chancel window and C19 windows to south aisle and transept.
Norman south doorway with 3 carved heads to the hoodmould.
Interior : possibly C12 transept arch on octagonal responds; C15 tower arch; C15 4-
bay arcade; C15 rood stairs; C19 wall plaster and C19 waggon roofs.
Fittings : C12 square granite font; 1740 oak pulpit on granite base; George III
painted coat of arms (dated 1814); 1926 rood screen choir stalls and reredos in
Perpendicular style; some coloured glass.
Monuments : marble wall monuments to : Humphry Cole of Marazion, died 1775 aged 43
and Phillis his wife, died 1800 aged 67; and to Christopher Cole RN, Knight Commander
of the Bath, Colonel of Marines D.C.L., 1770-1836, also others of the same family.

Listing NGR: SW5375229551

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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