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A Grade II Listed Building in Morwenstow, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8949 / 50°53'41"N

Longitude: -4.5425 / 4°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 221293

OS Northings: 113677

OS Grid: SS212136

Mapcode National: GBR K2.RWLZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 16CQ.XTJ

Entry Name: Eastaway

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64881

Location: Morwenstow, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Morwenstow

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Morwenstow

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/69 Eastaway


House, formerly manor house. Early C19 house incorporating part of late C17 build
at rear. C19 house stuccoed stone; late C17 build cob. Slate roof, brick gable
end chimneys. Double depth plan with entrance into corridor leading to stairs to
rear. 2 rooms wide, front rooms early C19, rear right room part of C17 build. 2
storeys. Symmetrical 5-window front with central porch of Roman Doric columns and
responds with entablature, frieze decorated with triglyphs. Ground floor windows
timber sashes 2 panes above 4. 5 similar first floor windows. 6-panel front door
with fielded panels. Ground floor corridor paved with white marble. Ground floor
room front left has original marble fireplace and panelled shutters, cornice and
panelling to walls late C20. Ground floor room right has original marble
fireplace, round-headed recess in rear wall, ornamental plaster border to ceiling,
panelled shutters. 6-panel doors to ground floor rooms. Early C19 stair with
turned balusters and ramped moulded handrail. Ground floor room rear right has 3
axial beams with ovolo mouldings and runout stops, some cross beams renewed. Large
fireplace with replaced fireplace beam and cloam oven. First floor rooms have wide
2-panel doors. Wall adjoining front left has 4 blocked round-headed arches. Cart
entrance adjoining right gable end has chamber above and may have been C17 entrance
to inner courtyard. Late C19/early C20 greenhouse adjoining right gable end with
lean-to roof against cart entrance. Eastway Manor was annexed by the Duchy of
Cornwall after the dissolution of Launceston Priory, Rev. F.C.Hamlyn, A History of
Morwenstowe after the Restoration (1930).

Listing NGR: SS2129313677

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