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Bathing Pool, Bath House and Walls, 150 Metres North West of Boconnoc House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boconnoc, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4162 / 50°24'58"N

Longitude: -4.6109 / 4°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 214604

OS Northings: 60629

OS Grid: SX146606

Mapcode National: GBR N7.R3G0

Mapcode Global: FRA 177Y.FGZ

Entry Name: Bathing Pool, Bath House and Walls, 150 Metres North West of Boconnoc House

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60511

Location: Boconnoc, Cornwall, PL22

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Boconnoc

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Boconnoc

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/4 Bathing Pool, Bath House and
- walls, 150m north west of
Boconnoc House


Bathing pool and bathing house with enclosing walls, circa early and late C19.
Enclosing 2.4 metre high rubble stone walls with rusticated granite coping.
Pierced on south side by entrance comprising raised, reset C15/C16 2-centred
moulded doorway in south-east corner with quatrefoils in the spandrels. These
walls surround the rectangular sunken bathing pool lined with ashlar granite
blocks. Stone steps lead down into pool on north-east corner. Fountain on west
side with carved stone lions head in moulded stone surround surmounted by decorated
curved pediment with volutes.
Early C19 bathing house on east side with coursed stone walls and slate
pyramid roof with deep eaves. Stone chimney stack on north-east corner. Single
storey, almost square in plan. Opposing doors on north and south with ½-glazed
door below dressed stone voussoirs on west. This door leads directly into pool.
Interior with benches in recessed niches on 2 sides. Plain shallow barrel vaulted
plaster ceiling. The Pool much overgrown.

Listing NGR: SX1463360557

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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