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Garden Walls and Gate Piers Attached to Right and Rear Left of Bank House

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Columb Major, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4353 / 50°26'7"N

Longitude: -4.9394 / 4°56'21"W

OS Eastings: 191358

OS Northings: 63621

OS Grid: SW913636

Mapcode National: GBR ZN.5MSM

Mapcode Global: FRA 07JX.5HG

Plus Code: 9C2QC3P6+46

Entry Name: Garden Walls and Gate Piers Attached to Right and Rear Left of Bank House

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71252

ID on this website: 101138191

Location: St Columb Major, Cornwall, TR9

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Columb Major

Built-Up Area: St Columb Major

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Major

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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17/251 Garden walls and gate piers
- attached to right and rear left
of Bank House

Garden walls attached to right and left of Bank House. 1857, by William White.
Stone rubble with granite and slate dressings.
The wall attached to rear left of Bank House is in 4 stepped ranges, about 2½ metres
high, with a gateway at each end. The middle three ranges are battered, with rubble
coping and granite quoins to the batter. The first range to right has 2-centred
arched doorway, plank door with strap hinges, convex mouldings with hood mould and
banded relieving arch. Pitched slate roof over the wall with crested ridge tiles and
pinnacle to left with finial. To end left is a double gateway with tall pier with
pyramidal cap to right, narrow Gothic coping to the wall end to left. Wooden gate.
The wall is continued to enclose a roughly rectangular garden at the rear of Bank
House. Attached to the front right of the house is a low wall with hollow-moulded
granite coping and slender piers with finials to each side of a single gateway with
later C19 wrought iron gate. Wooden palings on the wall in place of former railings.
Similar terminal pier to right.
The walls are an integral part of the design of the house.

Listing NGR: SW9140563614

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