Madron, St Madern

Historic England grade I, list entry 1312533.


Location map.

GPS coordinates: (50.131611, -5.564704)

Notes on the church

  1. Church damaged by storm . Higher north window demolished. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. Window inserted in the north aisle to replace window destroyed by storm of . Donated by vicar and some parishioners. Subject unknown, exact location unknown Cornish Telegraph p 3. There are now eight windows of stained glass, the whole having been erected during the incumbency of the present Vicar..
  3. Description of the church (including windows) Cornish Telegraph p 6.
  4. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol III p 211. William Lake, Truro,
  5. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 808 nearly all the windows are of stained glass, and some of them are very elaborate. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 946 nearly all the windows are stained.
  6. Restoration proposed; report by JD Sedding Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6.
  7. Restoration almost complete Cornishman p 7.
  8. Description of restoration Cornish Telegraph p 5.
  9. Reopened after restoration, architect JD Sedding, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
  10. Reopened after restoration, cost £2,800, architect JD Sedding Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 156 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/5, D/E/4/3).
  11. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 1186 nearly all the windows are stained. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 221 nearly all the windows are stained..

The windows are listed starting from liturgical east and going round clockwise, looking down on the building from above. Insertion dates are given when a window has been replaced.