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St Columb Gallery and Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in St Columb Major, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4356 / 50°26'8"N

Longitude: -4.9396 / 4°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 191347

OS Northings: 63658

OS Grid: SW913636

Mapcode National: GBR ZN.5MRF

Mapcode Global: FRA 07JW.ZCJ

Plus Code: 9C2QC3P6+65

Entry Name: St Columb Gallery and Museum

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71188

Location: St. Columb Major, Cornwall, TR9

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Columb Major

Built-Up Area: St Columb Major

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Major

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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St Columb Major
17/184 St Columb Gallery and Museum

St Columb Institute, now gallery and museum. Dated 1874, with few later alterations.
Brick with granite dressings. Bitumenised slate roof with crested ridge tiles and
gable ends. Gable end stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: There is a central room/entrance hall, with one large room to right and left. A
passage through the right end. Gothic style.
Exterior: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3:3:3 bays with the central bays broken forward
under a larger gable, with a small central gable over each of the three bays to right
and left. Plinth and band course. The centre has tall 2-centred arched doorway with
brick hood mould, double plank doors with good ironwork. 2 centred arched window
with plate-glass sashes to right and left with cill strings. At first floor there
are three 2-centred arched lights, the central one taller, with string courses at
impost level; recessed quatrefoil below with the date and plain stone quatrefoil
above. 2-centred arch in the brickwork above. The 3 bays to left have central 2-
centred arched doorway with similar single door. Plate-glass sash to right and left
with square head and hood mould. The 3 bays to right have 3 similar plate-glass
sashes. At first floor the bays to right and left have three 2-centred arched
windows with string courses at impost level and a blind circle above. At the right
end is a 2-centred arched granite doorway to the passage. The left end has 4-pane
sash with segmental arch at ground floor; first floor has two 2-centred arched
windows with plate-glass sashes. The rear has a shallow 2-storey wing to left, at
first floor a C20 glazed door, 4-pane sash with segmental head and glazed dormer
above with 2-light casement. To right the rear of the main range is blind.
Interior: Not accessible.

Listing NGR: SW9134763658

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