The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Bodmin, Cornwall

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According to the grade II listing, the ruined Berry Tower which stands in the cemetery on Cemetery Road is all that survives from the Chapel of the Holy Rood. It dates from the beginning of the 16th century. SX 072 674. Paul E. Barnett (2016).

Information about the vanished Bodmin Priory is hard to find on-line (here is the only exception I can find), but some fragments of it remain - 1, 2, 3. SX 074 668. All Paul E. Barnett (2018).

Chapel of St. Leonard (disused). SX 062 670. Andrew Ross.

Church of St. Mary & St. Petroc (R.C.). SX 060 669. Adjacent is St. Mary's Chapel. Both Andrew Ross.

Glynn Valley Crematorium. SX 092 656. Paul E. Barnett (2018).

The former Methodist Church. SX 063 670. Andrew Ross. Another view, Paul E. Barnett (2016), who advises that this was built in 1840, enlarged in 1885, and is now a pub. The current church occupies what appears to be a former shop. SX 063 670. John Balaam (2013).

New Life Christian Fellowship, on Chapel Lane. SX 069 670. Andrew Ross.

The former Prison Chapel at Bodmin Jail, now in use as a function suite. SX 065 675. Paul E. Barnett (2015). Link.

St. Lawrence's Community Church. SX 060 669. Andrew Ross.

St. Petroc. A curious tomb? in the grounds. Can you confirm what it is? Janet Gimber has advised that the supposed tomb is in fact St. Guron's Well-House. SX 072 671. Both Andrew Ross. Another view, Bill Henderson (2017). Link1. Link2. In the grounds of the church stands the shell of a chantry chapel - St. Thomas Becket. It was licensed in 1377, and was later used as a school for about three centuries. It has been roofless for about 100 years. Another view. Both Paul E. Barnett (2018). Grade II* listed.

Seventh-day Adventist Church. SX 071 669. John Balaam (2013).

Spiritualist Church on Higher Bore Street. SX 06455 67061. Paul E. Barnett (2020). Link.

A possible former church, which stands at SX 065 671. Paul E. Barnett (2016).

 

 

 

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02 February 2020

Steve Bulman

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