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Eastern Lodge with Associated Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Illogan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2482 / 50°14'53"N

Longitude: -5.2851 / 5°17'6"W

OS Eastings: 165892

OS Northings: 43852

OS Grid: SW658438

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.QDRJ

Mapcode Global: VH12J.B1T2

Entry Name: Eastern Lodge with Associated Gate Piers

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66750

Location: Illogan, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Illogan

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Saint Illogan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ILLOGAN COT ROAD
SW 64 SE
(west side)
5/194
Eastern Lodge
with associated gate piers

II
Entrance lodge to Tehidy Park. Probably 1790's, for Francis Basset Lord de
Dunstanville. Coursed killas rubble with granite quoins and dressings, thatched
roof. Octagonal plan with prominent porch. One and 1½ storeys, in Picturesque
style, with a very prominent 1½-storey porch which has a triangular arched outer
doorway with imposts, and a wider gable carried on 3 tiers of moulded corbels
and containing a small casement window of 2 arched lights with an emphatic
hoodmould, and a steeply-pitched roof projected from the main roof, with
prominent boarded verges under deep thatch. The inner doorway has a hoodmould,
the canted side walls have 2-light casements with similar hoodmoulds, and the
low thatched roof forms a deep canopy carried round, with a chimney at its
apex. Rear and interior not inspected. The gate piers forming a carriage gateway
and side gate at the entrance to the drive are granite ashlar monoliths of square
section with panelled fronts, square cornices and low pyramidal caps. The lodge
matches South Lodge, South Tehidy, in form and style (q.v.); both served Tehidy
House, Tehidy Park, home of the Basset family (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SW6589243852

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