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Marazion Institute or the Code Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Marazion, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1234 / 50°7'24"N

Longitude: -5.4731 / 5°28'23"W

OS Eastings: 151843

OS Northings: 30595

OS Grid: SW518305

Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.5T0

Mapcode Global: VH130.25X6

Entry Name: Marazion Institute or the Code Institute

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69980

Location: Marazion, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Marazion

Built-Up Area: Marazion

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Marazion

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 5130

4/70 Marazion Institute or The Code


Institute. Datestone 1883. For Theophilus Code, presented to the town 1890 by his
widow and daughters as a memorial to him. Rockfaced granite brought to course and
granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roof with brick chimney over gable end, left,
and 2 gabled ventilator dormers. Cast-iron ogee gutters.
Plan: slightly irregular 2 room plan; narrow room left, and wide room right with
entrance hall between with stair hall behind, projecting slightly to front and rear.
Gothic style.
Exterior : 2 storeys. 1:1:2 bay north front plus splayed bay returning the corner,
right. Plinth, corbelled impost blocks, mid-floor flush ashlar band, first floor
sill string and coped gabled with-moulded kneelers. Each bay has 2-light mullioned
windows with plate glass sashes, steep 4-centred arched lights to the front bays and
square-headed lights to the right-hand splayed return bay. Slightly projecting
entrance bay (second from left) has steep 4-centred arch with hoodmould over pilaster
jambs. Pair of 3 panel doors with tympanum overlight. The return bay, far right,
has first floor oriel carried on 3 moulded corbels; over the window is steep 2-
centred moulded arch carried on square engaged columns and the tympanum of the arch
has a coat of arms.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW5184330595

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