Charlestown, St Paul

Historic England grade II, list entry 1379464.


Location map.

GPS coordinates: (50.33609, -4.760666)

Notes on the church

  1. - architect Christopher Eales, Chapel Place, Cavendish Square, London. Cost £1478 (Port, MH, Six Hundred New Churches: The Church Building Commission 1818–1856, p 331. Reading, Spire Books Ltd., ).
  2. Foundation stone laid , Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  3. Notice of consecration on Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  4. Consecrated on Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, West of England Conservative and Plymouth and Devonport Advertiser p 2. The windows are plain lancet, three at the east, two over the west door, and at the end of each transept; with a circular window in the gable at each end, and a trefoil in the transept gables.
  5. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol I p 50. William Lake, Truro, .
  6. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 729.
  7. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 844.
  8. Re-opened after internal cleaning and renovation, St Austell Star p 4.
  9. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 167 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/6, D/E/4/3, TCM/1257/3). Re-opening of the Church after restoration and re-decoration of the interior.
  10. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 1067.
  11. J Hammond, A Cornish Parish: being an Account of St. Austell, Town, Church, District and People, p 293. , London, Skeffington & Son states … the Church, which, alas, has never been wholly paid for … .

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.