Parish Church of:
Penzance - St Paul
Formed March 22, 1867 from the chapelry of Penzance in the parish of Madron.
The church in Clarence street, built in 1843, at a cost of £5,000, defrayed by the late Rev. Henry Batten, is an edifice of granite in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, transepts, west porch and a western bell cote containing one bell; the pulpit and communion rails are carved out of solid blocks of granite: the stained east window was presented at a cost of £400, and there is also a memorial window to the Rev. Henry Batten, and all the other windows are stained: the porch erected in 1886 is a memorial to Miss Emily Borlase Bolitho: there are 200 sittings. It is now (1893) proposed to commemorate the Jubilee of the church by the addition of a north aisle and transept at a cost of £2,000 from the designs by Mr. I.W. Trounsen F.R.I.B.A. architect. The register dates from the year 1867.