The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Marazion, Cornwall

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All Saints (1861) on Fore Street. SW 5195 3060. Mark Summers. Another view, and the chancel, both Gene Hawkins. A side chapel, an attractive painting of the legend of St. Michael, and a window, all Martin Richter (2019). Link1. Link2 has a good number of photos. It also advises that the church was built on the site of two earlier churches. Link3. The grade II listing says that the north aisle was added later. 

The pile of rocks on the beach is known as Chapel Rock, and was the site of a shrine dedicated to the Virgin Mary. According to this website, it survived until 1645. SW 516 304. Paul E. Barnett (2014).

The former Ebenezer Chapel, converted to residential use. The text of the date-stone can be clearly seen on this Streetview of 2018, and says "Methodist Free Church 1862". A 1940 list of Methodist places of worship indicates that this had also been a United Methodist church before the 1932 merger. The documents inventory in the National Archives suggests that it may have closed no later than 1967, even though it's still indicated as active on an O.S. map of 1976-7. SW 5172 3066. Paul E. Barnett (2014). Grade II listed.

Society of Friends. SW 519 307. Rob Brettle.

Wesleyan Chapel (1893). Howard Richter has advised that old maps show a predecessor chapel on the other side of the road, as well as Particular Baptist and Bible Christian Chapel nearby. SW 5207 3065. Paul E. Barnett (2015). Grade II listed.

 

 

 

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10 November 2019

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