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St Elmo and Treganna

A Grade II Listed Building in Millbrook, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3481 / 50°20'53"N

Longitude: -4.2078 / 4°12'28"W

OS Eastings: 243014

OS Northings: 52131

OS Grid: SX430521

Mapcode National: GBR NS.WK0B

Mapcode Global: FRA 2823.VXT

Entry Name: St Elmo and Treganna

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61919

Location: Millbrook, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Millbrook

Built-Up Area: Millbrook

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Millbrook

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/265 St. Elmo and Tregenna


Pair of attached houses. 1847, as speculative venture by William Joseph Little, with
some later alterations. Rendered, Tregenna lined out. Hipped, slightly bellcast
hipped roof with deep eaves and bcc cornice. End stacks and central ridge stack.
Plan : pair of attached houses of double depth plan. Both houses have porches to
sides leading to longitudinal passage with 2 principal rooms to front and service
rooms to rear, staircase along rear wall of passage. Equal 2-bay fronts. 2 storeys
and symmetrical, 4 windows, at first floor all large 2-light casements of 4 panes
each light, similar casements of 3 panes each with overlight at ground floor. Plinth
and canopy verandah remaining at Tegenna with corrugated plastic roof and crossed
bracing at eaves. Left side of St. Elmo has flat-roofed porch with band course and
blocking course, door with overlight, first floor has round headed sash with radial
Rlazing bars lighting stair, C20 window at first floor to right.
Right side of Tregenna has flat-roofed porch with band course and blocking course, 4-
panelled door with cross-glazed overlight, similar round-headed stair light.
Rear of St. Elmo has 12-pane sash at first floor left and right, C20 windows at
ground floor, central single storey service wing with hipped roof, 2 single lights to
rear, one to left blocked.
Rear of Tregenna has 12-pane sash at ground and first floor to left and right of
shallow 2-storey service wing with band course, slate hung at upper level of gable
end, 2 ventilation lights at ground floor to rear, blocked to right, with 2 single
casements at first floor to left side.
Interior Both houses have straight stair along rear of passage, with scroll-carved
string, stick balusters and wreathed grip handrail. Modillion cornice in passage and
at first floor landing. Principal rooms at ground and first floors have egg and dart
cornices. Tregenna has canvas lined walls to ground floor rooms, smaller room at
ground floor has black marble chimneypiece with consoles and double panelled doors to
larger room, with similar chimneypiece. Stone floor to rear service rooms, pantry
with slate shelves, store room with original shelves. Principal room at first floor
has serpentine marble chimneypiece with depressed 4-centred arch and similar canvas-
lined walls.
The pair were formerly known as Nos. 3 and 4 Anderton Villas.
(Sources : verbal information : Gashell Brown, C.)

Listing NGR: SX4301452131

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