The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Penzance, Cornwall

Penzance on Wikipedia.

Baptist Church. SW 471 303. Andrew Ross.

Cemetery Chapels in Penzance Cemetery. Another view. SW 466 309. Both Paul E. Barnett (2014).

Chapel on Cross Street. SW 474 306. Andrew Ross.

Chapel in the grounds of St. Mary's Hospice. Paul advises that the 1908 OS map shows a convent here. SW 472 307. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

High Street Methodist Church. SW 472 305. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

Hope Church on Lansdowne Place, previously Alverton Free Church. SW 462 298. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

Immaculate Conception of Our Lady (R.C.) on Rosevean Road. Two additional views- 1, 2. SW 472 306. All Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

An entry of uncertain validity. Paul photographed La Chapelle, which does have a vaguely churchy lancet window, but I've been unable to establish any history, and the short grade II listing doesn't mention anything. SW 470 298. Paul E. Barnett (2018).

Methodist Church on Chapel Street, built as Wesleyan. It pre-dates a map surveyed in 1877. SW 4738 3009. Andrew Ross. Another view. Paul E. Barnett (2022). Grade II* listed.

Methodist New Connexion Chapel (1903). SW 468 297. Paul E. Barnett (2019).

The former Mount Street Primitive Methodist Church (1899- circa 1963). SW 475 306. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

The former Richmond Wesleyan Chapel (1907) on Tolver Place, now in residential use. SW 471 307. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Estate Agent's sale notice. Grade II listed.

Hereabouts stood the long-vanished church or chapel of St. Clare. SW 467 308. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Web references are scarce, though Wikipedia mentions it here.

St. John the Baptist (1881). SW 474 308. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

St. Mary the Virgin on Chapel Street. It dates from 1835, but stands on the site of medieval church, recorded as far back as the 12th century. SW 47535 30023. Andrew Ross. Another view, David Gallimore. Two further views - 1, 2; the East window was installed during the restoration following a serious fire in 1985. All Carole Sage (2018). Link. Grade II* listed.

The former St. Paul, on Clarence Street, now converted to secular use. SW 471 304. Andrew Ross.

Salvation Army. SW 473 301. Andrew Ross. Another view. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

The former Seaman's Mission, now in use as a holiday let. SW 475 298. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

Shekinah Christian Centre on Taroveor Road. SW 472 305. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Link.

Spiritualist Church on Bread St. SW 473 304. Andrew Ross.

The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1889) on Parade Street is now a theatre. It was closed no later than 1969, when it was sold. SW 472 301. Paul E. Barnett (2019).

Possible former church, now the YMCA on Alverton Road. SW 464 301. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

Unidentified former Chapel on New Street. Paul says that "chapel" can just be made out in the white wood above the door. SW 474 302. Paul E. Barnett (2015).





04 March 2023

Steve Bulman

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