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The Dairy

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1175 / 50°7'3"N

Longitude: -5.4777 / 5°28'39"W

OS Eastings: 151486

OS Northings: 29955

OS Grid: SW514299

Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.PP4

Mapcode Global: VH130.09HQ

Entry Name: The Dairy

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69964

Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

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Listing Text

SW 53 SW
1/54 (was part of 3/157) The Dairy


Dairy (until 1909). Circa 1870s. By Piers St Aubyn, modelled on the Abbot's Kitchen
at Glastonbury. Rock-faced granite brought to course with granite dressings.
Octagonal plan corbelled granite surmounted by granite ventilator with steeper
granite roof and ball finial. Stone chimney over right-hand (south) wall of flat
roofed dairy kitchen.
Plan: octagonal-on-plan cool dairy, left, entrance porch, middle, and rectangular-on-
plan dairy kitchen right.
Exterior : Single storey. Dairy, left, has 3-light mullioned window to front, rear,
and the left-hand faces and weathered diagonal buttresses to the outer angles.
Chamfered plinth and coved wall-plate cornice. Shouldered doorway to porch with 4-
light window at rear. The dairy kitchen, right, projects at front and rear and has
2-light windows: 1 at the front and 2 at the rear.
Interior : preserved as a Victorian dairy with its original fittings: slate shelves
in the cool dairy; fireplaces in the dairy kitchen for creamers and for heating water
and large sink with wooden draining board. Stone floors.
Sources : St Michael's Mount, by John St Aubyn.

Listing NGR: SW5153029998

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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