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Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block

A Grade I Listed Building in Breage, Cornwall

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65747

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

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

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Description

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Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block

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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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