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Summary list of buildings designed or modified by Silvanus Trevail



Churches and Chapels designed or renovated by Trevail

St Agnes Wesleyan Chapel renovated 1883

St Austell Cemetery Chapel 1877 not built

St Austell Congregational Church renovated 1883 demolished 1970s

St Austell Mount Charles Wesleyan Chapel built 1873 demolished 1995

St Austell Wesleyan Chapel renovated 1890s

Bodmin Bible Christian Chapel renovated 1877 not used

St Columb Congregational Chapel renovated 1876 converted to dwellings 1995

Edgcumbe Chapel 1886

Feock Wesleyan Chapel renovated 1880

Fowey Church choir vestry 1894

Helland Church new tower 1888

Helland Wesleyan Chapel 1878 waiting conversion

Kestle Mill Wesleyan Chapel 1888 converted to dwelling

Lank Free Methodist Chapel 1886 demolished 1970s

Lostwithiel Congregational Chapel 1878 converted to dwellings 1930s

Mevagissey Cemetery Chapel c1883 converted to workshop 2005

Mevagissey Congregational Church 1881

Nanpean Church of St George 1878

Newquay Congregational Chapel 1888 burnt down 1924

Padstow Mortuary Chapel 1879 not built

Par Primitive Methodist Chapel 1876 demolished 1988

Penzance St Paulís Church new porch 1886 church closed 2000

Redruth Wesleyan Chapel renovated1881

Roche Wesleyan Chapel renovated 1877

Rosemelling Chapel, Luxulyan renovated 1872

Sweetshouse Wesleyan Chapel 1876 converted to dwelling 1999

Temple Church rebuilt 1883

Truro, Mission Church of St Andrew 1899 later demolished

Truro, St Piranís Chapel 1884 used as meeting room from 1973

Truro, St Maryís Wesleyan Chapel renovated 1885

Truro, St Maryís Wesleyan Sunday School 1887

Truro, William Street Chapel 1887 now commercial use

Tywardreath, Trenython Manor Chapel 1891 mixed fortunes since

Upton Cross, St Paulís Church 1885

Upton Cross, St Paulís Sunday School 1885 now church hall


 Domestic Buildings and outbuildings

St Allen, Gwarnick farm buildings 1879 converted to holiday dwellings

St Allen, Killivose farmhouse 1879

St Allen, Tretherras farmhouse 1878

St Austell, High Cross Terrace 1901

St Austell, Moorland Road 1897-1900

St Austell, North Hill conservatory 1896 since demolished

St Austell, Sydenham Villa rear extension date unknown

St Austell, Sylvan Terrace 1896

St Austell, Tregarne Terrace and Tregarne Lodge 1890s

St Austell Watering Lane building estate date unknown not implemented

Beaworthy, Devon, cottages 1870s

Beaworthy, Devon, Witherdon upgraded 1893-97

Beaworthy, Devon, Witherdon stables 1893

Blisland, Tregaddick 1886

Blisland, Tregaddick stables 1886 converted to dwellings 1990s

Blisland, Tregaddick Lodge 1886

Bodmin, residence for Collins 1894 now apartments

Bodmin, St Gurons 1899 now apartments

Bodmin, Laninval 1895 and 1903 now private nursing home

Bodmin, Lunatic Asylum farm buildings 1899 not built

Bodmin, Lunatic Asylum farm bailiffís residence 1899 not built

Camborne, Chapel Street 1880s now offices

Camborne, Polstrong conservatory 1896

Carbis Bay building estate 1896 not implemented

Carbis Bay, semi-detached houses not built

Carbis Bay, terrace 1896

St Columb Major, Treventon extensions 1879

St Columb Road, Ashleigh extension 1896  

Dublin, Woodside 1901

Falmouth, Trevissome House extension 1886

Falmouth, Basvathick 1885 extension not implemented

Fowey building estate 1894 not implemented

Gerrans, Trewince extension 1898

Gerrans, Trewince Cottage not found

Grampound Road, Trenoweth farmhouse 1890

Grampound Road, Trenoweth farm buildings 1890 converted to dwellings 1990

Helland, Tredethy extension 1892

Illogan, Tehidy stables 1894 not implemented

St Ives, Draycott Terrace 1894

St Ives, Morwenstow 1893 demolished c2010

St Ives, Treloyhan 1892 now conference centre and restaurant

St Ives, Treloyhan gatehouse 1897

St Ives, Treloyhan stables 1897 converted to holiday accommodation

Ladock, Menna cottages 1878

Ladock, Tregear farmhouse 1882

Lanivet, mill dwelling house 1886

Lapford Wood, Devon gardenerís cottage 1902 not built

Lizard, Maenheere (now Wartha Manor) 1894

Lostwithiel, Cowbridge extension 1894

Mevagissey, Polpier 1892

Michaelstow, Tregenna House alterations & porch 1902

St Minver, cottage 1875 not found

Moretonhampstead, Devon nurses home 1875 now dwelling

Newquay, Fistral building estate 1881 & 1894 not implemented

Newquay, Porth Veor estate 1881 not implemented

Newquay, Tolcarne estate 1883 partly built

Newquay, Bon Air 1900 demolished 2003

Newquay, Fistral Road terrace 1896 demolished 2007

Newquay, new road to Fistral beach 1891

Newquay, Gover Road improvements 1891

Newquay, Lamorna 1891 converted to apartments

Newquay, Pentowan 1880 converted to apartments 2004

Newquay, Porth Veor House 1879 now hotel

Newquay, pair of semi-detached houses 1876 not found

Newquay, residence 1894 not found

Padstow, Dennis building estate 1897 not implemented

Padstow, Pentoreglaze estate 1896 not implemented

Padstow, Trevone building estate 1899 not implemented

Padstow, Treator 1884 now hotel

Padstow, Trevone pair of dwellings 1899

Par, St Maryís Vicarage 1882 now private house

Penzance, Heamoor terrace 1896

Perranporth, Droskyn extension 1894 not built

Perranzabuloe Vicarage 1884 now private house

Pool, Wheal Agar cottages 1892

St Stephen, Penhale cottages 1881

St Stephen, Penhale farm buildings 1881

St Stephen, Terras Farmhouse extension 1881 not built

St Stephen, Terras farm buildings 1881 not found

Totnes, Devon, Dundridge extension 1898

Trebarwith building site 1895 not implemented

Trebarwith bridge and road 1896

Tregony Alsmhouses rebuilt 1894

Tregony, Trewarthenick House improvements 1900

Tregony, Trewarthenick stables 1900 not built

Truro, Fernleigh, Agar Road - 1902 extension

Truro, Castle Hill cottage 1893 since demolished

Truro, St Johnís Vicarage 1887 - Trevailís design not used

Truro, Lambesso piggeries 1900 not found

Truro, Lemon Mews 1890 since demolished

Truro, Lemon Street carriageway entrance c1890

Truro, 80-81 Lemon Street 1901 alterations to Trevailís offices and dwelling

Truro, St Piranís Presbytery 1884 now letting rooms

Truro, 9 Princes Street porch 1893

Truro, 16-19 Harrison Terrace 1892

Truro, residence for Chilcott 1900 not built

Truro, Sylvania and Trevaylia 1900 not built

Tunbridge Wells, Rusthall Beacon alteratrions no date

Tywardreath, Trenython entrance lodge c1891


 Commercial buildings Ė shops, warehouses, banks

St Agnes, Devon and Cornwall Bank 1900 now used as parish rooms

St Austell, Coode, Shilson & Co known as the Red Bank 1898

St Austell, Devon and Cornwall Bank minor alterations no date

St Austell, Hawkes & Co shop rebuilt 1889 since altered

St Austell, Mr Hodgeís shop 1889

St Austell, Market Place shop 1898 now part of Tregonissey House

St Austell, Veale & Co Ltd electrical works 1898 mostly demolished

Bodmin, post office and shops Honey Street 1884

Bude, post office and shops 1902

Camborne, Fiddick & Michell offices & shops 1893

Camborne, Vivian Bros department store 1897 now demolished

St Columb, Barclays Bank 1872 not thought to be Trevail

St Columb, Cornish Bank 1891 now Lloyds Bank

Falmouth, Church Street, Devon and Cornwall Bank 1898 now a restaurant

Fowey, Devon and Cornwall Bank 1903 later Lloyds Bank, listed and converted to private house

Fowey, quayside store undated not built

Helston, Cornish Bank 1891 now Lloyds Bank

St Ives, Devon and Cornwall Bank 1894 now Lloyds Bank

Newquay, Cornish Bank 1894 demolished 1913

Newquay, Devon and Cornwall Bank 1900 now retail premises

Penzance, Chapel Street, Devon and Cornwall Bank extension not built

Polruan, piers 1874 not built

Truro, Boscawen Bridge store c1885 not built

Truro, King Street, Burtonís store 1890

Truro, High Cross, Burtonís china gallery alterations not found

Truro, Devon and Cornwall Bank large extension 1891 now Lloyds Bank

Truro, Boscawen Street, Exchange Building alterations 1881 now demolished

Truro, Market Quay, Gill and Son premises c1900 not found

Truro, Lemon Quay, J H Martin & Son stables 1885 demolished 2001

Truro, Great House, Princes Street alterations 1903

Truro, Princes Street, Polkinhorneís warehouse 1888

Truro, Post Office and Exchange 1880 not built

Truro, High Cross, Post Office 1886 demolished 1974

Truro, Princeís Dining Rooms alterations 1893 demolished 1960s

Truro, Public Benefit Boot and Shoe Co 1901 altered to banking premises in 1920

Truro, River Street, Nankivellís 1891 now retail premises



Bude, Globe Hotel 1903

Exeter, Great Western Hotel 1899 not built

Falmouth, Falmouth Hotel extension 1890

Falmouth Pendennis Hotel 1892 now known as the Royal Duchy

Guernsey, St Peter Port, Grand Hotel c1899 not built

Housel Bay Hotel 1894

Isles of Scilly, Tregarthenís Hotel new building 1895 not built

St Ives, Carbis Bay Hotel 1894

St Mawes, Ship and Castle Hotel 1899

Newquay, Atlantic Hotel 1892

Newquay, Great Western Hotel 1879 now extended and unrecognisable

Newquay, Headland Hotel 1900

Tintagel, King Arthurís Castle Hotel 1896 now known as Camelot Castle

Tintagel, King Arthurís Castle Hotel stables 1899 now converted to dwellings

Tintagel, King Arthurís Castle Hotel engine house 1899, now extended and converted to dwelling

Trevone Bay, hotel 1892 not built

Truro, The Red Lion Hotel extended 1889 and 1893 demolished 1967

Truro, The Royal Hotel extensions 1898


Public buildings, libraries, municipal rooms

St Austell Public Rooms, Truro Road, 1896 now retail premises

St Austell Union Board Room 1895 not built

Bodmin Free Library 1896

Bodmin Public Rooms 1879, 1888, 1889 not built

Camborne Public Rooms 1891 converted into apartments 2013

Camborne Assembly Rooms extension 1893 now part retail premises

Camborne Free Library 1893 now at risk

East Ham, London, Passmore Edwards Public Library 1898 now used by Superintendent Registrar

Hayle Institute 1893 now meeting rooms

St Ives Passmore Edwards Free Library 1895 Trevailís design not used

Ladies and Gents Convenience 1898 not known if design used

Launceston Library 1898 converted to flats

Moretonhampstead, Devon, Bowring Library 1901

Newton Abbot Public Library 1902

Truro Free Library 1894

Tywardreath reservoir 1873 demolished 1940s



Acton, London, Passmore Edwards Hospital 1898 Trevailís plans not used

Cornwall Lunatic Asylum, Foster block 1899 demolished 2013

Cornwall Lunatic Asylum, isolation hospital 1897 demolished 2012

Cornwall Lunatic Asylum, Long Building alterations 1898 demolished 2001

Cornwall Lunatic Asylum, medical superintendentís house extensions 1898 now dwellings

East Ham, London, Passmore Edwards Hospital 1901

Truro Wesleyan College, isolation hospital 1893 converted to cottage



St Austell Liberal Club 1890 restaurant 1970s a restaurant 2013 apartments

Fowey Workingsmenís Club 1877 now British Legion headquarters

Fowey Masonic Lodge 1870s Trevailís design not used

Newquay Masonic Hall 1880 mainly demolished

Newquay Recreation Ground 1892 not developed at the time

Truro, Cornwall Fisheries Exhibition 1893 temporary buildings later removed

Truro Public Baths 1890 later demolished

Truro Triumphal Arches 1880 5 temporary arches later removed

Truro Consecration Arch at High Cross 1887 later removed

Truro, Royal Institution of Cornwall 1887 not built



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