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Buildings at risk in Cornwall

The Cornish Buildings Group are leading a three-year Historic England/ Cornwall Heritage Trust grant funded project to identify and campaign for Cornish buildings at risk.


Falmouth School of Art

by Prof. Mike Jenks, Dip.Arch.(Oxford), PhD, FRSA. Chairman, Falmouth Civic Society A application to list the Old Art School, Arwenack Avenue, Falmouth, was rejected by Historic England on 6 November 2019. The Initial Assessment Report noted Although possessing some claims to interest, the former Falmouth School of Art does not meet the criteria for listing.Continue reading “Falmouth School of Art”

Newsletter 18 Extra Buildings at risk in the news

A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listed buildings and unlisted buildings. Private Eye OurContinue reading “Newsletter 18 Extra Buildings at risk in the news”

Newsletter No.18

July 2022 A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listed buildings and unlisted buildings. TheContinue reading “Newsletter No.18”

Churches at Risk

After Cornish Buildings Group chairman, Patrick Newberry, wrote about the plight of Cornish churches under the Church of England’s ‘On the Way’ initiative in Newsletter #16 we received the following correspondence. The author wishes to remain anonymous. It is interesting to note that churches already form the largest group of Historic England’s at-risk buildings inContinue reading “Churches at Risk”

Newsletter No.17

A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listed buildings and unlisted buildings. Two Buildings atContinue reading “Newsletter No.17”

Falmouth Central Methodist Chapel: a short history

by Andrew Ellis, committee member of the Falmouth Civic Society ‘What matters is the street façade, one of the grandest expressions of Methodism in Cornwall, of familiar tripartite form and Italianate style but here on a monumental scale with imposing presence’ The Buildings of England: Cornwall, Peter Beacham/Nikolaus Pevsner, 2014 1873-96 The Work of JamesContinue reading “Falmouth Central Methodist Chapel: a short history”

Newsletter No.16

A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listed buildings and unlisted buildings. ‘On the Way’Continue reading “Newsletter No.16”

Newsletter No.15

A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listed buildings and unlisted buildings. Buildings at RiskContinue reading “Newsletter No.15”

A chance of a lifetime to own a building at risk!

In 1954 the auction particulars described Bicton Manor, Pensilva, near Liskeard, as a ‘charming small manor house of character dating from the XVI century…set in 220 acres’. The house features three main phases of building – the original Elizabethan house and two extensions, the first dates to the late-18th century and the second to 1850.Continue reading “A chance of a lifetime to own a building at risk!”

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