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Roseland House and Garden Wall to West and North. Railing to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4428 / 50°26'34"N

Longitude: -4.4297 / 4°25'46"W

OS Eastings: 227578

OS Northings: 63153

OS Grid: SX275631

Mapcode National: GBR NH.PG0G

Mapcode Global: FRA 17MW.D3H

Entry Name: Roseland House and Garden Wall to West and North. Railing to West

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61283

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


11/119 Roseland House and garden wall to
west and north. Railing to west


House and garden wall with railings. House, circa 1780. Rubblestone with cut stone
arches to all openings. Slate roof with hipped ends. Rubblestone slate-hung stacks
on slope of hips. 2 rooms deep with central hall and staircase at rear of cross
passage. 2 storeys, symmetrical 5 window front comprising central 3 window range
flanked by 2 storey lean-to wings in same plane continued under slope of hipped roof.
Ground floor, 2 tripartite sashes, without horns, flanking round cut stone arch to
entrance. 6 panelled door with fanlight with radiating glazing bars above. First
floor, three 12-pane sashes without horns with delicate wrought iron balconies.
Flanking wings with 2-light casements with glazing bars to left hand window, 16-pane
sashes above. Staircase with ramped curved rail. Closed string. Low rubblestone
wall to front (west) with wrought iron railings with uprights decorated with finials
and main verticals surmounted by lanterns. Wrought iron gate. Rubblestone wall
continues to north at raised height. Engraved slate tablet resited in wall; 'Captn
Lapenotiere's wall by '. Lower part broken. Lower case with serifs.
Home of the Lapenotiere family from before 1805. Lieutenant Lapenotiere, commander
of the Pickle Schooner brought the news of the victory at Trafalgar to the Admiralty
via Falmouth. A sugar sifter presented by King George III to Lapenotiere is now part
of the Liskeard plate.
The Times November 7, 1805

Listing NGR: SX2757863153

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