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Former Schoolroom Immediately West of the Lychgate at the West Entrance to the Churchyard of Church of St Goran

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Goran, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2467 / 50°14'47"N

Longitude: -4.8078 / 4°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 199910

OS Northings: 42290

OS Grid: SW999422

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.HDH9

Mapcode Global: FRA 08TC.W7Y

Plus Code: 9C2Q65WR+MV

Entry Name: Former Schoolroom Immediately West of the Lychgate at the West Entrance to the Churchyard of Church of St Goran

Listing Date: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71605

Location: St. Goran, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Goran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Goran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: School building

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3/107 Former schoolroom immediately west
- of the lychgate at the west
entrance to the churchyard of
Church of St Goran


Schoolroom, now house in multiple occupation. Circa 1840, with alterations of C20.
Coursed slatestone rubble with granite dressings and quoins. Slurried scantle slate
roof with ridge tiles and gable ends with raised coped verges and stone finial to
east. The rear slope is in asbestos slate. Rear lateral stack with brick shaft.
Plan: Large rectangular building at the west end of the churchyard; there was
probably a large schoolroom at ground end first floor, each room heated from the rear
lateral stack; entrances originally at the right and left ends of the front. In
circa late C19 a shallow addition of one-room plan was made to rear left.
Exterior: 2 storeys, a symmetrical 5-window front. First floor has five C20 2-light
3-pane casement with granite jambs and voussoirs. Ground floor has three central
similar windows with toplights. To right a plank door with voussoirs. To left the
doorway is blocked, with C20 casement with toplights inserted. The left end abuts
the adjoining house. The right end is blind with small privy attached. At the rear
there is a C19 12-pane sash at ground floor to left. To right the later C19 addition
is 2-storey, with monopitch slurried scantle slate roof; ground floor has two C20
windows and C20 door, first floor has two C20 windows.
Interior: Not inspected.
Sources: Hawkridge, C.: A History of Gorran.

Listing NGR: SW9991042290

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