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Mount House

A Grade II Listed Building in Marazion, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1238 / 50°7'25"N

Longitude: -5.4723 / 5°28'20"W

OS Eastings: 151903

OS Northings: 30632

OS Grid: SW519306

Mapcode National: GBR DXWC.053

Mapcode Global: VH130.34CX

Entry Name: Mount House

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69929

Location: Marazion, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Marazion

Built-Up Area: Marazion

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Marazion

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

MARAZION MARKET PLACE, Marazion
SW 5130

4/23 Mount House

GV II


House. Circa late C18 possibly incorporating earlier wing. Elvan ashlar front with
dressed granite quoins, sills, jambstones and lintels, rubble sides and rear. Steep
scantle slate roofs with brick chimneys over the gable ends. Modillioned wooden
eaves cornice to the front.
Plan: overall U-shaped plan: 2 room taller front with entrance hall leading to lean-
to stair hall between 2 rear wings at right angles, the left hand wing truncated, the
right hand wing longer and on higher ground.
Exterior : 3 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3 window east front. Doorway slightly
left of middle and right hand window wide with later inserted granite mullion. C20
door with overlight (reused ship's timber as inner lintel).
Circa late C19 or C20 4-pane horned sashes. Right hand corner splayed for access,
granite steps in front of doorway.
Interior : partly inspected, first and second floor only: possibly original open-well
stair with rectangular balusters and ramped mahogany handrail; C18 moulded ceiling
cornice over; some 6-panel doors and one 2-panel door.
Date 1847 and initials IB found scratched on ridge of rear left-hand wing during
recent repairs (1986).


Listing NGR: SW5190330632

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