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Trevillian's Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Davidstow, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.626 / 50°37'33"N

Longitude: -4.5938 / 4°35'37"W

OS Eastings: 216634

OS Northings: 83914

OS Grid: SX166839

Mapcode National: GBR N8.9V4M

Mapcode Global: FRA 178F.23L

Plus Code: 9C2QJCG4+CF

Entry Name: Trevillian's Gate

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67396

Location: Davidstow, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Davidstow

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Davidstow

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SX 18 SE
4/128 Trevillian's Gate
- II

House. Circa C18 origins partly rebuilt in 1836 for R C Vosper (datestone).
Rendered stone rubble. Dressed stone arches to openings. Slate roof with hipped end
on right and gable end on left. Brick axial stack to left of centre and projecting
stone rubble rear lateral stack to right.
Plan: 2 room and cross or through passage plan, the left hand room heated by an axial
stack backing onto the passage and the right hand room heated by a rear lateral
stack. C20 extension to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys regular 3 window front with dressed stone flat arches with
keystones to window openings. Entrance to right of centre with pointed arch with
roll mould, incised fleur de lys and datestone RCV
Interior: Ceiling beams replaced. Unmoulded granite lintel to fireplace of left hand
room. Dressed granite flat arch to fireplace in right hand room. First floor not
Gate to Basil Manor, St Clether held by the Trevillians from temp Elizabeth I to the
C18. House restored by R C Vosper in 1836 when the arch over the entrance was
installed. The arch has reputedly come from the ruins of the chapel on the eastern
peak of Roughtor. The cottage became an inn in the later C19 (Britannia Inn).

Listing NGR: SX1663483914

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