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Terraces Directly to South West of Kithill Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5114 / 50°30'41"N

Longitude: -4.2895 / 4°17'22"W

OS Eastings: 237764

OS Northings: 70459

OS Grid: SX377704

Mapcode National: GBR NP.K20S

Mapcode Global: FRA 17XQ.0Q6

Entry Name: Terraces Directly to South West of Kithill Castle

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61208

Location: Callington, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Callington

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Callington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/03/2013

SX 37 SE

Terraces directly to south-west of Kithill Castle

(Formerly listed as Terraces directly to south-east of Kithill Castle)


Mine waste heap terraced circa 1880 as part of the amenities of the spa and health
resort of William Dingle (qv. Kithill Castle). Terraced mound with granite rubble
retaining walls extending in a spiral. Remains of circular building at summit with
granite rubble walls of approximately 1 metre in height, used as viewing house or
tea room for Dingle's spa and health resport. For late C19 and early C20
illustrations see Lightbody (p.105) and Venning (p.73). Owner also in possession of
photograph taken in the 1920s.
Sheila Lightbody: The Book of Callington 1982
James Venning: Vennings New Central Postal Directory 1901.

Listing NGR: SX3776470459

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