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The Keep (The Regimental Museum, Dcli)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4651 / 50°27'54"N

Longitude: -4.7148 / 4°42'53"W

OS Eastings: 207424

OS Northings: 66334

OS Grid: SX074663

Mapcode National: GBR N3.N0Q8

Mapcode Global: FRA 170T.P0H

Entry Name: The Keep (The Regimental Museum, Dcli)

Listing Date: 26 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368047

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Bodmin

Built-Up Area: Bodmin

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


629-1/3/106 The Keep (The Regimental Museum,
26/09/84 DCLI)


Former militia keep of Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.
1859, incorporated into the depot barracks as main entrance
and housing the Quartermaster's department in 1881 under the
Cardwell reforms. Coursed squared local rubble with granite
dressings; steep Welsh slate hipped roof with projecting
eaves; central roof dormer with original paired 12-pane
hornless sashes on steep pyramidal roof with finial to each
elevation; 2 tall brick axial stacks and 2-stage corner
stacks; iron gutters on large brackets. Rectangular
double-depth plan. French Renaissance style. 3 storeys plus
attic over basement; symmetrical 2:3:2-bay entrance front.
Original 12-pane hornless sashes and central segmental-arched
doorway with similar parade ground elevation and unaltered
side elevations. INTERIOR: very plain but virtually unaltered.
Features include a granite staircase.

Listing NGR: SX0742466334

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

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