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Radnor House Antiques

A Grade II Listed Building in Grampound, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2981 / 50°17'52"N

Longitude: -4.8987 / 4°53'55"W

OS Eastings: 193648

OS Northings: 48252

OS Grid: SW936482

Mapcode National: GBR ZR.36J4

Mapcode Global: FRA 08M7.WW4

Entry Name: Radnor House Antiques

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71399

Location: Grampound with Creed, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Grampound with Creed

Built-Up Area: Grampound

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Grampound with Creed

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

GRAMPOUND FORE STREET (south side), Grampound
SW 9248-9348 WITH CREED
7/57 Radnor House Antiques
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GV II

House; now house and shop. Circa late C17, with alterations and additions of early
and late C18, with some later alterations. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings.
Asbestos slate roof with ridge tiles, gable end to left, hipped to right. Stacks
removed. The stack at the right end is truncated, with short section of rendered
shaft remaining.
Plan: 2-room plan with central passage, each room of nearly equal size and heated
from an end stack. Probably circa early C18, an addition of one-room plan with a
stair hall was made to rear ligth, containing the stair to centre and a small
unheated room to rear right. Probably circa late C18, an addition was made to rear
left, as a service wing of 2-room plan, the inner room heated from a stack at the
left side and the end room heated from a stack at the rear gable end. In late C20 a
conservatory was added to the inner side of the wing to rear left. The 2 front rooms
are used as a shop.
Exterior: 2 storeys, nearly symmetrical 3-window front on rendered plinth with
granite long and short quoins. First floor has three C19 16-pane sashes. Ground
floor has central C19 panelled and glazed door with granite voussoirs and floating
cornice. C19 16-pane sash to right with granite voussoirs. Late C19 square bay shop
window to left with hipped slate roof and plate-glass windows. The right end is
blind. The left end abuts the adjoining house. The left side of the rear wing has
late C19 4-pane sash at ground floor. At the rear, the early C18 addition to left was
raised in height circa late C18; at ground floor there is an early C18 12-pane sash
with thick glazing bars and late C18 12-pane sash with thin glazing bars at first
floor. To right a C20 9-pane light and C20 door. The service wing to right is 2-
storey; at ground floor there is a C20 door, with C19 20-pane sash to left and C19
16-pane sash to right. First floor has two C19 16-pane sashes. C20 conservatory
attached in the angle to the main range.
Interior: The partition walls have been removed at ground floor. The room to left
has fireplace with granite surround, with hollow-moulded jambs with a ball finial on
a shaped stem as a stop; the lintel has the same design of hollow-moulding and stop.
The room to right has end fireplace with only the jambs remaining from a similar
granite fireplace, the lintel removed. The central passage area is wide, and slate-
paved. The room to rear right has the early C18 sash, which is ovolo-moulded on the
inside. Open-well stair with stick balusters. In the rear wing to left, the inner
room has blocked fireplace and chamfered wooden lintel remaining; the end room has
end fireplace with cloam oven with cast iron door.


Listing NGR: SW9364848252

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