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Ornamental Tower About 10 Metres North West of Caerhays Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Michael Caerhays, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71632

Location: St. Michael Caerhays, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael Caerhays

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Caerhays

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

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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