Tintagel, St Materiana

Historic England grade I, list entry 1327752.


Location map.

GPS coordinates: (50.663028, -4.759668)

Notes on the church

  1. Renovation, including the insertion of three new windows at expense of the lay proprietors, West of England Conservative and Plymouth and Devonport Advertiser p 5, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. Restoration at expense of Mr Price of Torrington, the lay rector The Ecclesiologist, No LXXXIV June 1851, p 234 three stone windows in the chancel shortly to be filled with stained glass. Describes church as St Symphorian, Tintagel, but within article explicitly mentions St Symphorian, Forrabury as well.
  3. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6. Reprints article from The Ecclesiologist, June, 1851, op. cit..
  4. Building News and Engineering Journal Volume 6 p 671 (). EJ Kibblewhite, London..
  5. North transept to be restored in memory of John Douglas Cook, editor of the Saturday Review, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  6. To be reopened after restoration Western Morning News p 4. Quotes description from BNEJ 1860, op. cit..
  7. Description by JP St Aubyn of church and restoration Western Morning News p 2.
  8. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol IV p 231. William Lake, Truro, .
  9. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 871.
  10. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 1026 (lists some memorial windows).
  11. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 1283.
  12. Restored 1870 - JP St Aubyn (Brown, H Miles, What to look for in Cornish churches. Newton Abbot, David and Charles, )

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.