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Latitude: 50.1382 / 50°8'17"N
Longitude: -5.3581 / 5°21'29"W
OS Eastings: 160136
OS Northings: 31861
OS Grid: SW601318
Mapcode National: GBR FX49.Y7D
Mapcode Global: VH12W.2SQD
Plus Code: 9C2P4JQR+7P
Entry Name: Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block
Listing Date: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65747
Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Breage
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton
Church of England Diocese: Truro
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/04/2020
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Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block
Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block at Godolphin House (qv). C17. Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins, jambs and copings. Two parallel walls projecting forward from the principal front of Godolphin House and forming two sides of the forecourt. At a short distance from the house, each wall is interrupted by a stile in the form of a stone cattle grid between two stone benches (seats re-used in C17). Their cheeks and backs stop the forecourt walls at a right angle. Outside the forecourt and built onto its east wall and stile is an early C19 double privy with symmetrical ashlar front (east) with two doorways. It has a hipped scantle slate roof. Against the outside face of the west forecourt wall and near the stile on this side, a large mounting block of six steps (qv Stables and Cobbled Pavements). The walls have steep sided copings with roll ridges (qv Pengelly Barton Farmhouse, Breage). Within the court there is a wide strip of cobbling immediately in front of the house and another running from it to the west stile - remains of a radiating pattern which also connected to the lodges.
Sources: William Borlase Antiquities and Natural History of Cornwall. Drawing also by Borlase, RIC library, Truro.
Listing NGR: SW6013631861
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