St Neot, St Anietus
Historic England grade I, list entry 1329212.
GPS coordinates: (50.482393, -4.558192)
Notes on the church
- Gorham, George Cornelius. The History and Antiquities of Eynesbury and St. Neot’s, in Huntingdonshre, and of St. Neot’s in the County of Cornwall p 20, , London, Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones.
- Gilbert, Davies. Some collections and translations respecting St. Neot and the former state of his church. Hedgeland, JP. A description, accompanied by sixteen coloured plates, of the splendid decorations recently made to the church of St. Neot, in Cornwall, p 39. , London, W Clowes.
- Grylls, Revd Henry. Descriptive Sketch of the Windows of St. Neot Church, p 4. , Truro, Heard
- The location numbering scheme used by Gilbert and Grylls starts from North aisle west and goes clockwise round the church:
I n8 North aisle west II n7 North aisle 4 III n6 North aisle 3 IV n5 North aisle 2 V n4 North aisle 1 VI n3 North Chapel north 1 VII n2 North Chapel east VIII e1 Chancel east IX s2 South Chapel east X s3 South Chapel south 1 XI s4 South Chapel south 2 XII s5 South aisle 1 XIII s6 South aisle 2 XIV s7 South aisle 3 XV s8 South aisle 4 XVI s9 South aisle west
- J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol III p 398. William Lake, Truro,
- Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 823
- Report of visit by Launceston Scientific and Historial Society (mentions repairs to windows) Cornish & Devon Post p 8.
- Restoration - £500
- Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 965.
- Reopened after restoration, architect GH Fellowes Prynne, Cornish Times p 4, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 3.
- Restoration 1889 (TDC 1890 14/11/89 £825)
- Visit by RIC Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
- A full account of the medieval glazing of St Neot is to be found in Joanna Mattingly, ‘Stories in the glass—Reconstruction of the St Neot Pre-Reformation Glazing Scheme,’ Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, , pp 9–55, and Joanna Mattingly with Allen Buckley and John Hall, ‘“A Tin Miner and a Bal Maiden”—Further research on the St Neot windows,’ Journal of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, , pp 96–100.
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.