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Treath House and Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Manaccan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0933 / 50°5'35"N

Longitude: -5.1301 / 5°7'48"W

OS Eastings: 176216

OS Northings: 26162

OS Grid: SW762261

Mapcode National: GBR Z8.ZCJR

Mapcode Global: FRA 084R.WQB

Entry Name: Treath House and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65275

Location: Manaccan, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Manaccan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Manaccan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/112 Treath House and garden walls

House and garden walls. Circa early-mid C18, extended and remodelled circa late C18
and slightly remodelled again circa mid-late C19. Shale rubble walls with granite
sills and lintels, and cob to first floor of surviving part of original house at
rear. Asbestos slate at front, otherwise scantle slate roofs with brick chimneys
over gable ends.
Plan: irregular U-shape with 3 parallel gable ended wings at right angles to rear.
Parlour to left and right at front, former cross passage towards left and small room
to right of cross passage. Circa mid-late C19 stair behind left-hand parlour and 1
room deep wing surviving of original house behind stair. Small service wing with
fireplace behind right-hand parlour and wide axial passage between wings at rear.
2 storeys. Slightly irregular 3-window west-south-west front with original circa
late C18 early C19 12-pane 2-light casements with some crown glass, except
replacement casements to ground floor right of doorway. Doorway has circa late C19
part glazed door and same date porch with shaped and pierced bargeboard over rustic
posts. Narrow window to room immediately right of doorway and wide window with 3-
light casement to right-hand parlour.
Left-hand side wall has tall 18-pane hornless sash to stair, middle and old 16-pane
2-light casements. The one to first floor left is the original circa early-mid C18
window with wide glazing bars.
Interior has fine circa late C18 chimney-piece in the Adam style in each parlour.
Otherwise features of various periods but not much altered since the C19.
Wide rubble garden wall with dressed stone slab coping at right angles to front and
adjoining road. Further walls round rectangular enclosure to left of front, partly
roughly coursed rubble and a substantial section of slightly taller cob walling with
scantle slate and clay tile coping.
A house with an interesting evolved plan and with surviving features, from each
period of remodelling. Good wall surfaces, many old windows and in a very important
position overlooking the Helford River.

Listing NGR: SW7621626162

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

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