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Latitude: 50.1385 / 50°8'18"N
Longitude: -5.5259 / 5°31'33"W
OS Eastings: 148154
OS Northings: 32442
OS Grid: SW481324
Mapcode National: GBR DXQ9.ZLX
Mapcode Global: VH12S.5SK7
Entry Name: The Summer House
Listing Date: 7 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327669
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70434
Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20
Civil Parish: Madron
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Gulval
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 43 SE
7/89 The Summer House
Summer house. Circa mid C18. Rendered walls. Granite steps and iron railing, some
reused C16 or C17 granite features. Pyramidal scantle slate roof over a moulded
eaves cornice. Brick chimney over the left hand side.
Plan: square plan first floor room over ground floor or basement (now subdivided
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2 window north front with central reused C16 or
early C17 moulded doorway. Old door. The central first floor doorway (with C20
door) is approached by a double flight of C18 steps with the landing bridge forming a
porch for the ground floor doorway. Original C18 iron balustrade with ramped hand
rail. The 2 first floor windows are original 12-pane hornless sashes with thick
glazing bars. In the right hand wall is a C16 or early C17 moulded 2-light mullioned
window with round-headed arched lights.
Interior: first floor has original coved ceiling with egg and dart over bead and reel
cornice. C18 chimney piece at either side with the Harris crest over each (one crest
The reused features probably from Kenegie House increase the interest of a building
type uncommon in Cornwall.
Listing NGR: SW4815432442
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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