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Church of St Luke

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Germans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4158 / 50°24'56"N

Longitude: -4.3269 / 4°19'36"W

OS Eastings: 234781

OS Northings: 59911

OS Grid: SX347599

Mapcode National: GBR NM.R4F2

Mapcode Global: FRA 17TY.J45

Entry Name: Church of St Luke

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62135

Location: St. Germans, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Germans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germans Group Parish

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 35 NW
4/139 Church of St Luke

Parish church. 1845 by George Wightwick. Coursed greenstone rubble with limestone
dressings. Slate roof with raised coped verges to chancel.
Plan: Nave and chancel, with south porch to nave and north vestry to chancel.
Nave: has weathered buttresses, on the south side a 2-light and a 3-light window
with 4-centred arched head, hood mould and Perpendicular tracery; bay to west has
gabled porch with tall 4-centred arched doorway, double doors, raised coped verges
and kneelers to gable with cross finial, moulded eaves cornice. West end of nave has
similar 2-light window with Y-tracery. To north, two 3-light windows and central 2-
light window, as to south. Slate-hung bellcote with bell, spire with cross finial.
Chancel: at lower roof level, has 3-light east window with cusped lights and
reticulated tracery, similar 2-light south window. Vestry to north.
Interior: Nave has 4-bay hammer-beam roof rising from stone corbels. Stepped
chamfered 4-centred arch to chancel. Pointed arched door to north vestry, with
squint doorway giving access to pupit by chancel arch. Chancel windows have busts as
stops to hood moulds.
Fittings: Fine Norman font, from chapel of St Luke near Bolventor. C19 wooden
benches in nave, readers' desks in chancel with poppy head ends. Panelled wooden
pulpit in nave.
Monuments: marble tablet on slate ground, in the chancel, to Elizabeth Bury, 1853.
Sources: Radcliffe, E. : Buildings of England: Cornwall 1970.

Listing NGR: SX3478159911

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