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HER Number:MCO61845
Name:REDRUTH - C19 school


Extant C19 school, now the reading room of the library. Built in 1891 as Redruth College

Grid Reference:SW 7001 4180
Parish:Redruth, Kerrier, Cornwall
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Protected Status

  • Listed Building (II): Passmore Edwards Free Library and former Redruth College, and boundary walls

Other Statuses/Codes: none recorded

Monument Type(s):

  • SCHOOL (19th Century to Unknown - 1891 AD)

Full description

Extant C19 school, now the reading room of the library. With its decorated tile façade, it was built in 1891 as Redruth College by Thomas Collins, an ex-headmaster of Trewirgie School (1). Architect James Hicks (2).

<1> Redruth Town Council, Redruth Town Trails Leaflet (Booklet). SCO28681.

<2> Cahill, NJ & CAU, 2002, Redruth and Plain-An-Gwarry, (Camborne/Redruth Area), CISI, 435 (Cornwall Event Report). SCO3030.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO28681 - Booklet: Redruth Town Council. Redruth Town Trails Leaflet.
[2]SCO3030 - Cornwall Event Report: Cahill, NJ & CAU. 2002. Redruth and Plain-An-Gwarry, (Camborne/Redruth Area), CISI. 435.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded