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Ladydown House, Four Seasons and House Forming North East Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in St Breward, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5648 / 50°33'53"N

Longitude: -4.6862 / 4°41'10"W

OS Eastings: 209856

OS Northings: 77340

OS Grid: SX098773

Mapcode National: GBR N4.FN38

Mapcode Global: FRA 172K.VHX

Plus Code: 9C2QH877+WG

Entry Name: Ladydown House, Four Seasons and House Forming North East Wing

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67468

ID on this website: 101311271

Location: Churchtown, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Breward

Built-Up Area: St Breward

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Breward

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/200 Ladydown House, Four Seasons and
- house forming north east wing

Former vicarage, now divided into 3 houses. Circa 1851 possibly extended in the
later C19. Built for Rev. George Martin. Snecked granite ashlar with dressed
quoins, granite lintels and cills. Slate roof with hipped end on left and gable end
on right; right hand and rear wing with slate roofs with hipped ends and deep
overhanging eaves. Granite ashlar axial and end stacks.
Plan: The original plan of the vicarage is uncertain. The earlier house appears to
comprise the front range, now Ladydown House; probably of overall 'L' shaped plan,
the left hand room heated by an end stack, entrance near centre and right hand room
and further room in a wing to rear probably by an axial stack. The range on right
(Four Seasons) is probably slightly later in date, with a plan of 2 reception rooms
facing the garden to south east, and a porch on rear leading directly into a wide
stair hall. The wing to rear left of Ladydown House is probably contemporary and of
1 room and rear entrance plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front to Ladydown House with glazed C20
porch near centre flanked by sashes, the left hand sash with margin glazing bars.
First floor with 16-pane, 12-pane and 20 pane sashes. To right, garden front with
symmetrical 2 window front, the original C19 sashes with margin glazing bars.
Granite ashlar porch to rear with flat roof.
Interior: Interior of 'Four Seasons' has original fittings and C19 stair with stick
balusters and moulded and wreathed mahogany rail.
Polsue, J Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall 1897, reprinted 1974.

Listing NGR: SX0985477337

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