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Latitude: 50.2395 / 50°14'22"N
Longitude: -4.8473 / 4°50'50"W
OS Eastings: 197063
OS Northings: 41606
OS Grid: SW970416
Mapcode National: GBR ZT.W217
Mapcode Global: FRA 08QD.CCZ
Entry Name: Ornamental Tower About 10 Metres North West of Caerhays Castle
Listing Date: 15 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138117
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71632
Location: St. Michael Caerhays, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Michael Caerhays
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Caerhays
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST MICHAEL CAERHAYS
SW 94 SE
3/134 Ornamental tower about 10 metres
- north west of Caerhays Castle
Ornamental tower. 1808, by John Nash, for J.B. Trevanion. Slatestone rubble.
Plan: Small L-plan tower, with retaining walls to right and left.
Exterior: Small 2-storey tower with embattled parapet. There is a 2-centred arched
doorway. The retaining wall to left is buttressed and the retaining wall to right is
ramped down. The walls and tower are set into the bank, and form an ornamental
feature of the garden at Caerhays Castle; used as a privy.
Sources: Summerson, J.: The Life and Work of John Nash, Architect. 1980.
Listing NGR: SW9706341606
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