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The Folly, West of the Kitchen Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1662 / 50°9'58"N

Longitude: -5.311 / 5°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 163639

OS Northings: 34817

OS Grid: SW636348

Mapcode National: GBR FX87.N1K

Mapcode Global: VH12W.W2MY

Entry Name: The Folly, West of the Kitchen Garden

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65839

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/130 The Folly, west of the kitchen
- garden


Summer house, disused. Circa early-mid C19. Dressed coursed granite walls to front and rear otherwise rubble. Lateral brick chimney over right hand side wall.Rectangular single cell plan: heated first floor room over unheated ground
floor/basement store. Entrance to ground floor through left hand side wall; entrance to first floor up straight flight of external steps to central first floor doorway in the front (east) wall. Fireplace midway on right hand (north) wall. Classical style. 2 storeys. Dressed granite unmoulded pediments surmounting the front and the rear. At either side of the front are screen walls with a half-dome headed niche midway to each. Brick arches over. The 6 granite steps leading to the central first floor doorway are flanking by the original ramped and scrolled wrought iron handrails carried on stanchions. At the rear is a squat central blocked ground floor/basement window opening and a tall first floor window opening over. Though roofless and floorless this garden building has all its masonry intact and is an important feature within the Clowance estate.

Listing NGR: SW6363934816

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