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Basset Count House

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2152 / 50°12'54"N

Longitude: -5.2369 / 5°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 169171

OS Northings: 40033

OS Grid: SW691400

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.FFG3

Mapcode Global: VH12K.5VTF

Entry Name: Basset Count House

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66674

Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CARN BREA CARNKIE
SW 64 SE
5/126 Basset Count House

GV II
Count house to former Wheal Basset copper and tin mine. Later C19; altered and
extended. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, slurried slate roof. Rectangular
plan (except for recent additions on 3 sides). Three storeys except present
entrance front on south side where rising slope makes ground level at 1st floor,
and the wall is mostly covered by a modern 2-storey porch etc., leaving one 12-
pane sashed window on each floor at the right-hand end; the west end is
similarly covered at ground and 1st floor levels, but there are two 12-pane
sashes at 2nd floor, that on the right round-headed. On the north side the wall
has a vertical joint with quoins to the left half, a doorway and window to the
left of this, a ventilator and a tall round-headed window above, and to the right
a segmental-headed 12-pane sash on each upper floor. Additions to the east end.
Half-hipped roof, chimney at east end wall. Interior altered.


Listing NGR: SW6917140033

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