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Latitude: 50.0719 / 50°4'18"N
Longitude: -5.1894 / 5°11'21"W
OS Eastings: 171878
OS Northings: 23960
OS Grid: SW718239
Mapcode National: GBR Z6.CMYQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 080T.J42
Entry Name: Entrance Gate Piers and Gates at Approx 150 Metres West of Trelowarren House
Listing Date: 22 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159284
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65339
Location: Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, TR12
Civil Parish: Mawgan-in-Meneage
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Mawgan-in-Meneage
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 72 SW MAWGAN-IN-MENEAGE TRELOWARREN
4/180 Entrance gate piers and gates at
approx 150 metres west of
Gate piers and gates. Piers dated 1660, circa mid C19 gates. Dressed granite piers
with monolith shafts. Wrought iron gates. Jacobean style piers. Square on plan.
The front (west) inner corners of shaft are hollow chamfered with roll moulded
borders over domed stops. The shafts have rectangular sockets for the original five
loose-barred gate. Pier caps have entablature of roll-moulded architrave, tapered
cavetto frieze (inscribed to front with numberals in relief) and double bevelled
cornice with dome heads between. Over the dome heads are ribbed pyramids with ball
finials with each pyramid diagonally set and carried on a round-headed open cross
vault with ball plinths to the arcade piers. Later pin tail fastenings at the rear
of the piers for gates previous to the present ones. Circa mid C19 cast-iron
spearhead gates with cross diagonal bottom bracing, scrolled lock rails and round-
arched top braces.
The piers originally stood in the front quadrangle of Trelowarren and were resited
during the Richard Rawlinson Vyvian period, circa 1830 to circa 1870.
These are exceptionally fine piers and it is interesting that despite their quality,
the original gate was probably of the loose-barred type.
Listing NGR: SW7187823960
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