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Church of Saint Morvah

A Grade II Listed Building in Morvah, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.162 / 50°9'43"N

Longitude: -5.6387 / 5°38'19"W

OS Eastings: 140224

OS Northings: 35445

OS Grid: SW402354

Mapcode National: GBR DXG7.VB9

Mapcode Global: VH058.66X4

Entry Name: Church of Saint Morvah

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Last Amended: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70526

Location: Morvah, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Morvah

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Pendeen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

MORVAH MORVAH
SW 43 NW
3/185 Church of Saint Morvah (formerly
- listed as Church of St Morvetha)
10.6.54
GV II
Parish church. Rebuilt in 1828 incorporating masonry from the C15 and earlier church
on the same-site. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Asbestos slate roof with
gable ends.
Plan: rectangular aisle-less plan with tower to middle of west end. South porch.
Exterior: 2-stage embattled west tower. Steep-arched west doorway with 4-centred
arched head with arch stones inverted; cusped 2-light traceried window over doorway
and Y-traceried 2-light windows with slate louvred lights to upper stage. Reused 4-
centred arched doorway to porch and pointed north doorway. Otherwise C19 traceried
Gothic-style windows.
Interior: simple interior with original boarded ribbed barrel ceiling; granite floor
and plastered walls.
fill: octagonal granite front; polygonal pulpit with blind cusped arcade and oak
pews.
Commemorative plaque to rebuilding of 1828 on west wall inscribed to : Rev. William
Tremenheere, Vicar of Madron, Rev. C V Le Grice and Church wardens : Jn E. Sandry, WD
Lawrey.


Listing NGR: SW4022435445

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