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St John the Evangelist

St John is situated at the top of Lemon Street in Truro, built in 1828 as a simple rectangular block with a whitewashed interior and balconies on the north and south sides.

Truro, Cornwall

Opening times

Usually open during the day 10am to 4pm.


Lemon Street

A new church was needed because Kenwyn church and St Mary (now incorporated into Truro cathedral) were full.

The architect was Philip Sambell of Devonport.

Alterations were made in 1860. The curved apse was built in Italian style. The architect was William Henry Reid of Plymouth. The parish was formed in 1865.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Captivating architecture

  • Car park at church

  • Church of England

  • Repair Grant, £10,000, 2010

  • Our Repair Grants funded urgent repair work to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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