Newsletter No.11

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. Polwithen House applicationContinue reading “Newsletter No.11”

Top 10 Buildings at Risk in Cornwall

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 and unlisted buildings. The list portrays aContinue reading “Top 10 Buildings at Risk in Cornwall”

Great expectations for Tregarne Chapel, St Austell.

St Austell Bible Christian Chapel is situated at the north-west corner of the Trevarthian Road and Tregarne Terrace junction. Facing the earlier chapel of the same name, and also known as Zion Chapel, it was built between1890 and 1891. It was built in granite, with seats for 600. It became Zion United Methodist Church in 1907 andContinue reading “Great expectations for Tregarne Chapel, St Austell.”

So far, so good.

The buildings at risk project,  a partnership project between the Cornish Buildings Group, Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, was launched in September 2020. To achieve its main ends of identifying and championing the plight of neglected Cornish buildings, the project has drawn on the support of twenty volunteers, several regular correspondents and theContinue reading “So far, so good.”

Treyew, or not Treyew? That is the question.

A storm is brewing. A story, recently revealed in Truro Voice (16 June 2021), perfectly shows the strength of feelings that buildings have the potential to stir. On one side of the argument is the reasoned claim that ‘It’s a unique building despite its dilapidated state’ while angry comebacks portray local communities as being ‘devastated’Continue reading “Treyew, or not Treyew? That is the question.”

Newsletter No.8

Buildings at Risk June 2021 Newsletter No.8 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 listedContinue reading “Newsletter No.8”

Pontus Piece, St Cleer

by Emma Trevarthen Pontus Peace in the parish of St Cleer is a settlement that now consists solely of two adjoining smallholders’ cottages, located between the village of Minions and the hamlet of Gonamena, on the south eastern edge of Bodmin Moor. Variously recorded as Ponton’s Piece, Pontin’s Piece and Pontius Piece on Ordnance SurveyContinue reading “Pontus Piece, St Cleer”

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