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Old School House and Quay Walls Including Quay/Yard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawnan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1039 / 50°6'14"N

Longitude: -5.1156 / 5°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 177306

OS Northings: 27295

OS Grid: SW773272

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.8HF4

Mapcode Global: FRA 085R.2VF

Entry Name: Old School House and Quay Walls Including Quay/Yard Walls

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66185

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


9/202 Old School House and quay walls
- including quay/yard walls


Former school, now converted to house. Datestone 1876. Base of quay walls probably
C18. Roughly coursed faced Killas with granite dressings. Quay walls are vertically
set Killas rubble with horizontally-coursed Killas rubble over. Dry Delabole slate
roof with fish scale courses and fish scale slates to projecting verges. External
stone lateral stack over rear wall.
Plan: Rectangular schoolroom with projecting gabled bay at front left, gabled porch
at rear right and earth closet with lean-to-store at rear adjoining at the right-hand
side towards the rear. Tudor Gothic style.
Exterior: l:l-bay south-east front with projecting gable-ended bay with chamfered 3-
light mullioned window on the left and 2-light mullioned window on the right. Gable
ends left and right each have central 4-light mullioned windows. Rear wall has
similar 3-light and 2-light windows. Porch has 2-light window in its rear wall and
chamfered doorway in its side wall.
Interior: Not inspected.
The school is built on a quay which is the school playground. The square-on-plan
peninsular quay has walls on 3 sides. The walls have square-edged granite copings.
This school replaced an older school at Glendurgan, Durgan, built for Alfred Fox and
his wife Sara.

Listing NGR: SW7730627295

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

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