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Trewirgie House with Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2296 / 50°13'46"N

Longitude: -5.2305 / 5°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 169697

OS Northings: 41615

OS Grid: SW696416

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DP4R

Mapcode Global: VH12K.9H6B

Entry Name: Trewirgie House with Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66888

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 64 SE
(north side)
Trewirgie House
with attached outbuildings
House. Early C19. Granite ashlar, scantle slate roof, rendered chimneys. Square
plan, facing south-west, with a service wing attached at the south-east corner
and a rear courtyard enclosed by this and a stable block on one side, a long
office wing attached to the south-west corner of the house on the other side,
and a high wall closing the 4th side. Two storeys and 3x3 bays with a plinth
and 1st floor band; the entrance front to the south west has a central single-
storey pedimented porch with a wide round-headed outer doorway which has an
impost band carried round, glazed and panelled double doors, and a large fanlight
with radiating glazing bars; to the left, the 1st bay has a blind window on each
floor, to the right the 3rd bay has a 16-pane sashed window at ground floor and
a 12-pane sash above, and there is a narrow sashed window without glazing bars
at 1st floor to the left of the porch. Hipped roof with projecting eaves, front-
wall chimney to the left and side-wall chimney to the right. Continued to the
right is the single-storey office wing, which has widely spaced 12-pane sashed
windows. The north-west front (to the garden) is symmetrical, with a blind
window at ground floor flanked by 2 tripartite sashes, and three 12-pane sashes
at 1st floor. All the windows in both sides have plain reveals. The rear wall, and
the projecting and slightly lower service wing have 30- and 16-pane sashed
windows, and the service wing is slate-hung at 1st floor. Interior: restored
plaster cornices, various Victorian fireplaces (some original, others restored),
formerly separate drawing and dining rooms now interconnected by double doors;
doglegged staircase with open string, stick balusters, and wreathed curtail;
unusually intact service rooms including front and back kitchens with red tiled
floors, small buffet with Dutch tiles; wire-operated bells on both floors. Rear
courtyard and coachman's cottage: courtyard with pebble paving and wooden-
clad pump in centre, enclosed by high rubble wall with ridged coping, doorway at
west end; cottage attached outside east side, facing south, symmetrical, 2
storeys and 3 bays, with central doorway, 12-pane sashed windows at ground
floor and 9-pane sashes above (that in the centre inserted in former loading
door); half-hipped roof.

Listing NGR: SW6969741615

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