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Gatehouse at Road Entrance to Foxstones

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Buryan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0507 / 50°3'2"N

Longitude: -5.6348 / 5°38'5"W

OS Eastings: 139898

OS Northings: 23064

OS Grid: SW398230

Mapcode National: GBR DXGK.3RL

Mapcode Global: VH05N.8ZZH

Entry Name: Gatehouse at Road Entrance to Foxstones

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69663

Location: St. Buryan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Buryan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Buryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST BURYAN/ST LEVAN PENBERTH COVE
SW 32 SE
7/109 Gatehouse at road entrance to
- Foxstones
GV II
Gatehouse. Circa 1912. Designed by-Drewitt. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Scantle slate pyramidal roof with exposed rafter ends under projecting eaves.
Plan: Square-on-plan gatehouse spanning a stream. Wide carriageway passes over
bridge within gatehouse.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Round granite arch to middle of each elevation, mid-floor band above and 2 projecting channelled corbels resembling gargoyles. Right-hand (south east elevation has U-plan stone stair rising to central doorway of chamber over gateway. The main flights (left and right) oppose weathered buttresses at the opposite elevation. Above these the steps are cantelevered out and rise to a landing in front of the doorway. Front and left-hand elevations have central first floor windows. Original ledged door and 12-pane casements.
Interior not inspected.
Source: Name of architect supplied by Commander Favell, former occupier.


Listing NGR: SW3989823064

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