The Silvanus Trevail Society

Silvanus Trevail's seal 

 

"To remember the man ...
... and his work"

 

Cornish Schools designed by Silvanus Trevail


Dates range from time of Trevail's first known involvement to school opening date.

Carclaze Board School, St Austell

1877 - 79

Right-hand portion, including Master's house. Still in use.

Carthew Infants School, St Austell

1877 - 78

Sold 1981 for private dwelling

Central Schools, St Austell

1872 - 73

Later extended, demolished 1998

Mount Charles Board School, St Austell

1871 - 72

Later extended, converted to dwellings 2004

Biscovey Board School

1873 - 77

Added right wing to National School, now art gallery

St Blazey Board School for Boys

1873 - 75

Demolished 1995

Boscastle Board School

1875 - 79

Still in use

Brassacott Board School, North Petherwin

1874 - 78

Still in use. Listed building

Camborne School of Mines

1894 - 95

Added left wing. Demolished 1980s

Chacewater Board School

1896 - 96

Two rear extensions to National School already added to by William White & James Hicks. Still in use. Listed building.

Chyvelah Board School

1896 - 98

Demolished c1970

St Columb Major Central School

1873 - 76

Later extensions to rear. Still in use.

Fair Park Board School, St Columb Minor

1875 - 77

Closed 1982. Now offices & light industry

Coombe Board School for Infants

1877 - 78

Now private dwelling

St Day Board School

1876 - 78

Still in use 

Delabole Board School

1875 - 79

Still in use. Listed building

Dobwalls Board School

1879

Trevail's plans not used

National School, Downend

1878

Rear extension. Still in use. Listed building.

Fowey Board Schools, mixed

1875 - 78)

Closed 1990

Rear extensions

1894 )

Converted to apartments 1995

Fowey Board School for Boys

1896

Closed 1990. Now private dwelling.

Fowey Infants School

1894

not built

Fowey Grammar School

1877 - 79

Right wing later extension. Demolished 1999

Gorran Board School

1877 - 80

Destroyed by fire 1967

High Street Board School, Lanjeth ...

1876 - 78

Closed 1961. Private dwelling

 ... Later extended

1891 

 

Indian Queens Board School

1877 - 79

School Board minutes confirm this is a Trevail. Opened April 1879, closed 1980. Used for light industry. 

St Ives Board School

1877 - 81

Closed 1984. Converted to local health centre. Listed building

St Just Board School

1889 - 93

Converted to retail premises

Lanivet Board School

1877

not built

Lanner Board School

1875 - 78

Closed 1980 & demolished

Lockengate Infant School

1879 - 80

Closed 1930, re-opened for evacuee children 1939. Now private dwellings

Luxulyan Parochial School

1871 - 72

Converted to private dwelling 1970.

St Mawes Board School

1889 - 94

Still in use

St Mawgan in Pydar Board School

1876

Added right wing to William Butterfields National School. Still in use. Listed building.

St Merryn Board School

1875 - 76

Still in use. Listed building

Mevagissey Board School

1875 - 77

Closed c1990. Converted to dwellings 1997

St Mewan Board School

1873 - 74

Still in use

 ....  & Masters house

1873

Re-vamped building - was St Mewan Inn

Nanpean Board School

1877 - 78

Added left wing to old National School. All demolished 1898

Nanstallon Board School

1875 - 78

Still in use

Newquay Crantock School

1877 - 78

Added Girls & Infants schools to existing site. All demolished 1973

Padstow Board School

1873 - 76

Closed 1987. Converted to dwellings. Listed building

St Paul Board School

1878

Trevail's plans not used

Pentewan Board School

1872 - 73

Later extended. Closed 1939. Now private premises.

Penzance School of Art

1879 - 81

Extended & altered by Henry White in 1886. Now local library

Perranwell Board School

1877 - 78

Later extensions. Still in use.

Plymouth, Oxford Street 1877 - 80 Girls & Infants. Demolished 1950's

Polperro Board School

1876 - 78

Closed 1966. Now village hall & community centre.

Polruan Board School for Boys

1876

Destroyed by bomb WW11

Port Isaac Board School

1875 - 77

Closed 1977. Converted to hotel/restaurant. Listed building.

Sharplands Board School

c1880

Converted to dwelling 1960s

Shortlanesend School additions

1875

Trevail's plans not used

St Stephens Churchtown School extension

1876-77

Closed 1984. Used as offices

St Teath Board School

1875 - 78

Still in use. Listed building

Trevarrack School

1878 - 80

Converted to hotel/restaurant

Treverbyn School

1876 - 78

Closed 2000

Truro College

1882

Trevail's plans not used.

   

Work used as 'Tre Pol Pen' for competition & won silver medal

Truro Wesleyan School

1887

Now part of St Mary's church. Listed building

Truro Wesleyan School (2) - Converted & extended Sunday School

1903

Now offices

Truro British Schools

1895 - 98

Now Bosvigo School

Truro Technical School

1896 - 99

Part of Truro Library

Upton Cross Board School

1875 - 76

Still in use

Wadebridge Board School for Boys

1877 - 78

Closed 1991. Converted to dwellings 1995

Wadebridge Board School for Girls

1875 - 77

Extension. Closed 1991. Converted to dwellings 1998

Washaway Infants School

1878 - 81

Converted to dwelling

St Wenn National School

1875

Wing next to road. Still in use.

 

If you have any more information on these buildings, especially their current status, or photos of them, please contact . . . . .

  Hazel Harradence 
Tan Yard Cottage, Bodiggo, Luxulyan, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 5DR

Telephone (01726) 851 158    

Society E-mail:  sts[at]ic24.net

 

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