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Latitude: 50.6893 / 50°41'21"N
Longitude: -4.6614 / 4°39'40"W
OS Eastings: 212111
OS Northings: 91120
OS Grid: SX121911
Mapcode National: GBR N5.5VWV
Mapcode Global: FRA 1738.5SM
Entry Name: Trafalgar
Listing Date: 20 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327720
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68767
Location: Lesnewth, Cornwall, PL35
Civil Parish: Lesnewth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Otterham, Saint Juliot and Lesnewth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 19 SW
House. Circa 1810-1820. Slate stone rubble. Slate roof with hipped ends and
overhanging eaves. Four diagonally-set rendered brick axial stacks on ridge.
Double depth plan: central entrance hall with two main reception rooms on front and
two smaller service rooms to rear; the front and rear rooms heated by back-to-back
fireplaces. Stair to rear of passage with shallow projection on rear elevation.
Cellar probably originally containing dairy.
Two storeys and basement. Symmetrical three window front; original 2-light
casements with top light, margin glazing bars and crown glass. Granite cills.
Central entrance has C19 6-panel door. Two tall 2-light casements on ground floor
with 3 casements on first. Side elevations unaltered with sashes renewed in late C20.
Possible cloam oven projection on left hand side wall, probably serving kitchen on
rear left. External stone rubble steps to basement. Unaltered rear elevation;
central shallow projection for stair, C19 door to left and replaced sash to right.
Interior largely intact. Entrance hall has fluted cornice and hall arch. Left hand
room; early C19 plaster ceiling band, largely intact, decorated with stylised
volutes with beaded cornice below. Right hand room has early C19 plaster ceiling
band complete on two sides of the room; decorated with a vine leaf and corn sheave
trail stopped at corners with rosettes. Cornice decorated with egg and dart motif.
Early C19 open string stair with stick balusters and wreathed mahogany rail. Doors,
doorcases, window shutters and slate flag floors complete.
Trafalgar is a well preserved early C19 house in magnificent setting overlooking the
Valency valley. For houses with similar plans and internal details see Orchard House
and Targon, Gunpool Lane, Boscastle and Paradise, Paradise Road, Boscastle.
Listing NGR: SX1211191120
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