Colan, St Colanus

Historic England grade I, list entry 1144182.


Location map.

GPS coordinates: (50.412805, -5.001818)

Notes on the church

  1. Restoration started Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 156 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/1, D/E/4/1, TCM/1257/2)
  2. Opening service on after restoration, (£470 + £700 more required), architect the Revd FC Hingeston-Randolph: Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6, Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 144 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/2, D/E/4/1).
  3. Restoration discussed Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5. Professional architect needed, so the Revd FC Hingeston-Randolph to be asked to withdraw plans.
  4. Restoration in progress, architect William White. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4, Western Morning News p 5.
  5. Controversy over restoration, Western Morning News p 8, Western Morning News p 6.
  6. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 157 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/3, D/E/4/2). Church reopened after complete restoration: … Six stained windows (Gibbs & Howard) inserted.
  7. Restored violent (Brown, H Miles, What to look for in Cornish churches. Newton Abbot, David and Charles, / Betjeman, John, Betjeman’s Cornwall. London, J Murray, ).

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.