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Nordon House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. John, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3622 / 50°21'44"N

Longitude: -4.2393 / 4°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 240825

OS Northings: 53767

OS Grid: SX408537

Mapcode National: GBR NR.VGYH

Mapcode Global: FRA 2802.N8M

Entry Name: Nordon House

Listing Date: 23 January 1968

Last Amended: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61695

Location: St. John, Cornwall, PL11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. John

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Antony

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/37 Nordon House (formerly listed as
the Rectory, St. John)

Rectory, now house. Dated 1844, with re-set datestones of 1744 and 1550 on east
wall, with some later alterations. Slatestone rubble, rendered front, brick
dressings to rear, hipped slate roof with stack to end left and right.
Double depth plan with 3 principal front rooms and entrance on the right side leading
to a longitudinal passage/hall, with stair to rear right. Service wing to rear left
with stable attached to left.
2 storeys on plinth, 3 bays, bow through 2 storeys to left with 15-pane sash with
sidelights at ground floor, 12-pane sash with sidelights at first floor; central bay
broken forward slightly with cornice, with 15-pane sash with sidelights at ground
floor, 12-pane sash with blind sidelights at first floor; end bay to right breaks
forward slightly and has 15-pane sash in plain raised surround, with cornice, 12-pane
sash above; deep eaves. Right side has rendered quoins, datestones set in wall,
flat-roofed porch to right with half-glazed door with sidelights and overlights, 12-
pane sash to side; 15-pane sash above lighting stair. Later C19 wing to right, of 2
storeys, with single light at first floor, single storey outhouse attached to rear of
porch. Left side has 12-pane sash at first floor left. 2-storey service wing to
left with C20 flat-roofed addition in angle, French window at first floor. Attached
at right angles to left, a 1½ storey stable, in rubble with hipped slate roof, 3-
light C20 window in gable end, single light with iron stanchions to left. Outer side
has double doors with loading door in gable above, 2nd loading door to right under
eaves, door to end right. Rear of house has 3 bays to left, with single light and
two 12-pane sashes with brick segmental heads, 3 doors and 2-light casement at ground
floor, porch in angle to service wing to right, which has 12 windows, all 12 pane
sashes with brick segmental heads, larger at ground floor. Rear stack rising from
eaves to left, with ridge stack to service wing.
Interior Stair hall has open-well stair with moulded handrail, paired turned and
knopped balusters, open string with scroll carving. Three front rooms, each with 3-
panelled fielded door with panelled cheeks and soffit. First front room has panelled
shelves. 2nd room has plain cornice, panelled shutters to windows and black marble
chimneypiece. Bow-fronted room has coloured marble chimneypiece, similar cornice and

Listing NGR: SX4082453767

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

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