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Guide Post at Junction Between B3291 and Gweek Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Gweek, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0962 / 50°5'46"N

Longitude: -5.2088 / 5°12'31"W

OS Eastings: 170605

OS Northings: 26719

OS Grid: SW706267

Mapcode National: GBR Z5.02TM

Mapcode Global: VH134.NVP4

Entry Name: Guide Post at Junction Between B3291 and Gweek Lane

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66128

Location: Gweek, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gweek

Built-Up Area: Gweek

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Wendron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 7026-7126 GWEEK GWEEK

10/143 Guide post at junction between
- B3291 and Gweek Lane

GV II


Guide post. Circa. Late C19. Cast iron. Octagonal-on-plan shaft base with 12-
sided on fluted shafts over. The shaft is in 3 diminishing-sized stages with cornice
at the top. Over the cornice is the hub for, 3 pointers surmounted by an ogee-headed
ball finial. The pointers have rounded ends and embossed letters. Inscribed to:
HELSTON, FALMOUTH and REDRUTH with no mileages.
This is a rare early example of an iron guide post. The only such example yet seen
in West Cornwall during this survey.


Listing NGR: SW7060426719

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

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