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Tresillian House

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

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Latitude: 50.3859 / 50°23'9"N

Longitude: -5.0178 / 5°1'3"W

OS Eastings: 185570

OS Northings: 58352

OS Grid: SW855583

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.ZZ02

Mapcode Global: FRA 08C0.YT5

Entry Name: Tresillian House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63994

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 NE
(South West side)
30.5.1967 Tresillian House

--- II

House. Late C18, extended mid C19 for Gully-Bennett family. Gritstone,
with granite raised quoins and dressings for openings. dalabole slate
Plan: Double pile, with central entrance hall on north-east front leading
to large stair well to rear. Library and main drawing room on south-east,
dining room in north-west corner, connected by butler's pantry below stair
well. Rear service wing, now flat, altered C19 (Datestone over secondary
entrance on north-west front) with servants stair.
Two storeys, entrance front of 5 window bays, the centre three bays close
spaced with central porch, open outer door; side lights, and hipped roof.
Inner door panelled, with leaded overlight. Windows 12-paned sashes with
concealed boxes. Granite flush quoins and radial lintel voussoirs. Three
bay south-east front. Eaves with regularly spaced granite corbels. Roof
hipped. Four symmetrical stacks, each with 4 flues and cylindrical pots.
Interior: Main reception rooms have moulded plaster cornices, with central
floral rose in drawing room, which also has bold Carrara marble
chimneypiece. Oak open well stair with turned balusters and wreathed
handrail. Heavy baluster newel at base, and simple tread brackets. Stair
well has coffered ceiling at first floor level and an octagonal roof
light. Library refitted late C19-early C20.

Listing NGR: SW8557058352

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

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