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Latitude: 50.3023 / 50°18'8"N
Longitude: -5.0136 / 5°0'48"W
OS Eastings: 185489
OS Northings: 49046
OS Grid: SW854490
Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.H081
Mapcode Global: FRA 08D7.DM0
Entry Name: Tregassow House
Listing Date: 28 February 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141477
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63924
Location: St. Erme, Cornwall, TR4
Civil Parish: St. Erme
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Erme
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 84 NW
8/85 Tregassow House
Farmhouse. Late C17. Said to be 1692, incorporating remains of C16 build.
Coursed killas ashlar with slate roof. Added wing of 1973 pebbledashed
with tile roof.
Plan: Central entrance to wide hall, parlour on right, drawing room on
left. Living kitchen at lower ground floor in rear wing on right. Narrow
rear range with stair in projection opposite front entrance. Two storeys
with basement on right. Central wide 6-panelled door in heavy frame.
Dentilled pediment on consoles. Twelve-paned sash windows in boxes set to
front of openings, and with much crown glass. Radial stone lintels.
Moulded plinth and eaves. West gable has tripartite sashes with chamfered
timber lintels. Two-light timber windows in half-hipped gable over
lean-to stair roof.
Interior: Good stair of late C17-early C18. Some panelling. Timber fire
surround to drawing room fireplace on rear wall. Living kitchen has very
large open fireplace with moulded surround and cloam oven. Remains of
Cornish range built in to left.
Site said to be occupied by John Tregassow in c.1320. The present
house was built by Thomas Coke, from monies gained by a 'parsimonious and
inferior practice of the law', son of John Coke of Trerice (St Allen), who
illegitimately smelted tin at the Godolphin blowing house. It was planned
to have two rear wings, which were not built.
(Polsoe, J. 'Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall' I 344-5)
Listing NGR: SW8548949046
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