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Latitude: 50.1953 / 50°11'43"N
Longitude: -5.1511 / 5°9'4"W
OS Eastings: 175192
OS Northings: 37563
OS Grid: SW751375
Mapcode National: GBR Z8.RS1H
Mapcode Global: FRA 083H.T5J
Plus Code: 9C2P5RWX+4G
Entry Name: Glume Stove House and Associated Structures at Approximately 40 Metres West of Kennal Vale House
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1328441
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66257
Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3
Civil Parish: Stithians
Built-Up Area: Ponsanooth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Stithians
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 73 NE STITHIANS KENNAL VALE, Ponsanooth
3/271 Glume Stove house and associated
- structures at approximately 40
metres west of Kennal Vale House
Glume stove buildings including chimney, boiler house,drying house and associated
structures. 1812. Killas and granite rubble with granite dressings.
Plan: Complete round chimney at right hand (east) end adjoining square-on-plan
probably boiler house which adjoins larger probably drying house, both roofless and
partly ruinous. The buildings are situated on the steep slope of the Kennal Valley
and there is a walled platform in front.
Exterior: Single storey. Left-hand building has part of the front wall missing but
has the jambs of former openings; right-hand building is set back from the front and
has a doorway left of middle. There is another doorway in the right-hand return wall
where it adjoins a tapered rubble stack. High retaining wall to terrace in front
with access from wide doorwsay in high wall at far left.
This building was used to dry pellets of gunpowder in preparation for storage. It is
probably the most complete example of its type in the south and west of England.
Source: The Cornwall Archaeoligical Unit, Old County Hall, Truro.
Listing NGR: SW7519237562
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