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Stables About 20 Metres North of Heligan House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Ewe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2842 / 50°17'3"N

Longitude: -4.8098 / 4°48'35"W

OS Eastings: 199926

OS Northings: 46469

OS Grid: SW999464

Mapcode National: GBR ZW.3CXL

Mapcode Global: FRA 08T8.VBV

Entry Name: Stables About 20 Metres North of Heligan House

Listing Date: 10 February 1967

Last Amended: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71510

Location: St. Ewe, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Ewe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Ewe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 94 NE
1/10 Stables about 20 metres north of
Heligan House (formerly listed
10.2.67. as Heligan House and Stables)


Stables, with attached coach house and further stable range. The main stables is of
early - mid C18, with later alterations of later C18 and early C19. Few later
alterations. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings. Partly slate-hung and partly
rendered. Slate roof, with lead rolls to hips and ridge, hipped over the front
Plan: The main stable block is a symmetrical U-plan, with short front wing to right
and left and a central rear wing. There is a coach house of later C18 attached at
the right end, with its front facing the right side. Attached to rear right is a
further range of later C19, forming an overall L-plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical 2:3:2 bays with granite quoins and band course and
central clock tower. The centre 3 bays have a central 6-panelled door with 12-pane
overlight. C18 30-pane sash to right and left, partly boarded up. Three C18 20-pane
sashes at first floor. The clock tower is above, slate-hung, with clock and cupola
on panelled wooden posts with modillion cornice and ogee lead roof with finial and
weathervane. Each of the short front wings has a doorway on the inner side. The
front left wing has two 30-pane sashes at ground floor and two 20-pane sashes at
first floor. The front right wing has a doorway with 15-pane overlight and 30-pane
sash at ground floor, two 20-pane sashes at first floor. Not all the windows remain.
The left end has two small windows at ground floor with loading door at first floor
centre. The right end is blind. At the rear, there is a central 2-storey wing with
hipped roof and stack with brick shaft to rear. Door at rear upper level.
Attached at the right end is the coach house, of 2 storeys. There are two double
plank doors with segmental stone arches, band course and at first floor two C18 16-
pane sashes with cambered brick arches. The coach house has no roof remaining.
Forming an L-plan to right is a further 2-storey range of circa early C19; this has
granite band course, the upper level rendered. Ground floor has an entrance to a
passage to left with segmental stone arch and keystone, 20-pane fixed light with
cambered stone arch with keystone, plank double doors with C20 steel lintel, two 20-
pane sashes with cambered stone arches and keystones, single doorway with cambered
stone arches and keystones and two further 20-pane sashes with cambered stone arches
and keystones. At first floor there are eight C19 16-pane sashes with cambered brick
arches. Not all the windows remain. The right end of the range has hipped roof,
blind with band course continued, and the upper level rendered. External granite
stair leading to the upper level at the rear. There is a small coach house of circa
late C19 attached at the right end, of 2 storeys, with plank double doors at ground
floor and cental blocked window above; hipped roof. The rear is built into the bank;
the upper floor level is in brick, with six doorways.
Interior: This is much dilapidated but what remains of the stalls has an arcaded

Listing NGR: SW9992646469

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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