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Shepherds House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Newlyn East, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3499 / 50°20'59"N

Longitude: -5.0695 / 5°4'10"W

OS Eastings: 181726

OS Northings: 54503

OS Grid: SW817545

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.F3HP

Mapcode Global: FRA 0883.NTZ

Entry Name: Shepherds House

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63992

Location: St. Newlyn East, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Newlyn East

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Newlyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 85 SW
4/53 Shepherds House

-- II

Mine captain's house, 1817-18 for Sir Christopher Hawkins' manager, John
Giddy, also superintendent of the smelting house. Cost £10.16s.
Stone, slate hung externally, and slate roof.
Plan. 3 x 2 bays, with central stair hall, dining room to left, drawing
room to right of main east front. To rear, a lower C20 2-storey wing,
returning along rear elevation as single storey lean-to.
Two storeys. central square porch on Doric pilasters carrying painted
stone cornice. Six panelled door, the upper panels glazed, and
contemporary acanthus leaf iron knocker with brass plate. Windows either
side of ground floor and to landing over hall set in arch recesses.
Twelve paned sashes, the upper sash round headed with radial glazing bars.
Outer windows of first floor 9-pane sashes. Panelled eaves on paired
modillions. South (garden)front of 3 bays, the centre bay blind. North
elevation rendered. Roof hipped to a central 6-flue stack.
Interior: Room to left of hall has arched recesses and panelled shutters
to splayed window reveals.

(H.L.Douch. 'East Wheal Rose' (1964)

Listing NGR: SW8172654503

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