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A Grade II Listed Building in Mawnan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1125 / 50°6'44"N

Longitude: -5.0999 / 5°5'59"W

OS Eastings: 178464

OS Northings: 28203

OS Grid: SW784282

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.L1HL

Mapcode Global: FRA 086Q.8ZG

Entry Name: Nansidwell

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66160

Location: Mawnan, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawnan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mawnan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


9/178 Nansidwell


Countryhouse. Circa 1905. Built for Sir Sidney Bowlatt and designed by Leonard
Stokes. Killas rubble with granite dressings, steep dry Delabole slate gabled roofs.
Large stone axial stacks over the cross wall. Projecting eaves with exposed rafter
Plan: Overall U-shaped plan with 4 large rooms along a garden front range under one
roof; a large heated hall in a wing at right angles behind the left-hand side with
another room beyond; entrance porch in the angle left of this wing; a similar depth
but lower service wing behind the right-hand side; 2 small cross wings (aligned with
canted bays at the front) between the front rooms of rear wings with large stair
hall, and a flat-roofed single storey service range behind the stair hall also linked
to the front of the rear wings.
Exterior: 2-storeys. Regular 1:1:1:2-bay south east garden front with no doorways;
plinth; mullioned windows with flat mullions and leaded lights and transoms to the
ground floor windows; left-hand bay has 6~light window; second and third bays have on
ground and first floors canted 2:3:7 light bay windows with tented leaded roofs and
gables over; and right-hand bays have 2-light windows. South west 1:1:1-bay
entrance front has gable end of garden front range, on the right with 4-light windows
to ground loor and 3-light window above and set back on the left is the 1:1-bay side
wall of the principal wing with 2-light windows to the hall bay. Towards the right
in the angle between the 2 ranges is an entrance porch with round-headed doorway.
Original door and windows. Overlooking the rear courtyard the windows are wooden
casements with thick glazing bars.
Interior: Where inspected is virtually complete and unaltered with features in
approximately the style of circa the early C18 including: open-well open-string stair
with turned balusters; moulded ceiling cornices (both wooden and plaster); panelled
doors and architraves; eared chimney-pieces with pulvinated friezes, and many
individual touches eg. a built in settle in the stair hall and the hall chimney-
piece is set back within a large ingle-nook with seats at either side. Oak floors.

Listing NGR: SW7846428203

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

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