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Luxtowe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Liskeard, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4576 / 50°27'27"N

Longitude: -4.4618 / 4°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 225349

OS Northings: 64865

OS Grid: SX253648

Mapcode National: GBR NF.NKRW

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JV.CJW

Entry Name: Luxtowe House

Listing Date: 22 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382201

Location: Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Liskeard

Built-Up Area: Liskeard

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Liskeard

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LISKEARD

SX2564 GREENBANK ROAD
979-1/5/113 (South East side)
22/07/81 Luxtowe House

II

Large suburban house now offices. 1831 datestone. By George
Wightwick. For William Glencross. Coursed rubble with granite
dressings; some slatehanging; dry slate roofs, some with coped
gables otherwise hipped; embattled parapet over entrance; tall
chimneyshafts hexagonal and diamond, singles, pairs or in
threes.
2 attached irregular-plan blocks with courtyard between. Tudor
Gothic style. 2 storeys. Principal entrance range has plinth,
hoodmoulds and gable finials. NE entrance front is 1:3:1 bays
with canted right of centre bays with central 4-centred arched
doorway with corbelled 4-light oriel over and tall finials
over the angles; single 4-centred arched lights to canted
bays; gable end on left has 2-light transomed mullioned
window; 3-light mullion above, both with 4-centred arched
lights and dated coat-of-arms to gable; embattled right-hand
bay blind except for small ground-floor window.
SE garden front is 1:1:1:2 bays with projecting cross wing on
left with slatehanging to 1st floor, gables above windows rise
from embattled parapet; 2-light casements within moulded stone
surrounds; slate-roofed wooden verandah to ground floor. NW
courtyard elevation retains some windows, including large
stair window, with cast-iron lozenge glazing.
INTERIOR has many original Tudor-Gothic style doors and
mouldings; traceried fanlight over tripartite lobby door;
open-well staircase and some moulded and carved plasterwork.
(Colvin H: A Bibliographical Dictionary of British Architects
1600-1840: London: 1978-: 889-90).


Listing NGR: SX2534964865

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