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Trewithian House, Gate, Piers, Steps and Garden Walls to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1976 / 50°11'51"N

Longitude: -4.9732 / 4°58'23"W

OS Eastings: 187902

OS Northings: 37294

OS Grid: SW879372

Mapcode National: GBR ZL.0QWX

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GH.QBB

Entry Name: Trewithian House, Gate, Piers, Steps and Garden Walls to East

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63014

Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gerrans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gerrans

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/50 Trewithian House, gate, piers,
- steps and garden walls to east

Country house, now 2 houses, gate piers, steps and garden walls to front. Circa 1700
remodelling of earlier house. Slatestone rubble walls, hipped asbestos slate roof
with brick chimney over hipped end of left wing, over external lateral breast to
right wing and over external rear lateral stack. Further chimney to rear of each
wing. U shaped plan with main stair off centre to right. 2 storeys. Symmetrical
central 3 window east front with flanking projecting wings of equal length. Central
doorway with 6-panel door and distyle Tuscan porch (probably C20 copy) with low
pitched triangular pediment. 24-pane sashes in openings with flat slatestone arches
to ground floor and wooden lintels to first floor. Ground floor left window has
original sash with heavy ovolo moulded glazing bars. Two window north wall of left
wing has 24-pane sashes with original sash to first floor left and first floor right
blocked. Further original sash with 18-panes to first floor left of east wall,
smaller 4-pane sash right. 3 window south wall has 16 sash to stairs left over small
gable porch with side entrance and 16-pane sash to first floor right. Right wing has
12-pane sash to ground floor middle and to ground floor east and over. Rear has
24-pane sash to main stair and wide 3-light casement to right.
Interior has original open well main stair and dog-leg second stair both with
concealed balusters. Clover leaf, torus moulded plaster ceiling circa 1700 survives
in parlour to ground floor of right wing. Contemporary bolection moulded panelling
was removed circa 1970's. Original pine roof structure with lapped and pegged
collars to principals rafters.
Deeds from C14.

Listing NGR: SW8790237294

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