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A Grade II Listed Building in St. Clement, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2859 / 50°17'9"N

Longitude: -5.0486 / 5°2'54"W

OS Eastings: 182925

OS Northings: 47325

OS Grid: SW829473

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.W31N

Mapcode Global: FRA 0898.QZH

Entry Name: Penmount

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 17 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62810

Location: St. Clement, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Clement

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erme

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 84 NW
3/108 Penmount (formerly listed as
30-5-67 Penmount Crematorium)

Country house, now crematorium. Early and mid-late C18. Stucco with rusticated
granite quoins and hipped Delabole and asbestos slate roofs. L shaped plan with
later extensions. 2 storeys plus attics. South entrance front of 2:1:2 bays with
central bay broken forward and with Tuscan porch, now closed and partly hidden by
C20 porte cochere. Window over porch and round headed attic window breaking cornice
under pediment. Flanking bays have plinth, tall rounded headed leaded windows (C20
insertions) cornice and plain parapet. East front is 2:3:2 bays with central bays
broken forward which have 3 light scantle roofed bay window and door to right, three
12 panel sashes to first floor and lunette with glazing bars to pediment. Ground
and first floor windows to left bay are blind. 2 window right bay with window and
door to ground floor. Windows are 12 paned sashes. Bay window and doors are later
insertions. Early C18 sash survives to rear. Interior has mid-late C18 detail and
C19 details in several rooms including entrance hall which has pedimented door
cases, Vitruvian scroll frieze and gallery to one side. Back stair is early C18.
Main early C19 stair is at Polwhele. Penmount was the home of Charles Henderson,
Cornish Historian.

Listing NGR: SW8292547325

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

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