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Courtyard Walls and Gateway Attached to Front of Rialton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4203 / 50°25'13"N

Longitude: -5.0312 / 5°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 184773

OS Northings: 62221

OS Grid: SW847622

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.XMLT

Mapcode Global: FRA 07BY.5S3

Entry Name: Courtyard Walls and Gateway Attached to Front of Rialton Manor

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71020

Location: Colan, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Colan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Minor and Colan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

COLAN
SW 86 SW
5/15 Courtyard walls and gateway
- attached to front of Rialton Manor
GV II*

Courtyard walls and gateway attached to front of Rialton Manor and enclosing a front
courtyard. C15, with later alterations and some rebuilding. Slatestone rubble with
granite dressings.
The walls enclose a courtyard, extending about 12 metres deep and about 15 metres
wide. In the front range there is a gateway, possibly re-used, and in the left-hand
corner what may have been a window opening, within a recess. At the left side, the
wall is low, in rubble, about 1½ metres high with a rendered coping. The wall is
stepped up to the front range, about 2½ metres high with 4-centred arched granite
doorway into the courtyard; the doorway has recessed spandrels and roll-moulding, the
dressed side facing into the courtyard; probably re-sited. In the left-hand corner
the wall is in squared granite with a ridged stone roof over a small recess with
stone jambs. At the right side, the wall is also lower, with a 4-centred arched
doorway and single window opening, both hollow-chamfered; at the end by the house is
a further 4-centred arched doorway. This wall may originally have been the end wall
of part of the house, and has been rebuilt on the outer side as a C20 range.
Internally, the openings facing into the garage have splayed reveals.


Listing NGR: SW8477362221

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

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