English Garden House, Maker-with-Rame - Cornwall (UA)

An early C18 Classical garden house, located within Mount Edgcumbe Estate, now a Country Park. Originally a banquetting house, subsequently extended to include a sunken marble bath and additional rooms. A garden building for entertaining and leisure. Water ingress has caused damage to historic fabric, including plasterwork and wall paper. The building is currently used for storage, although there are plans to refurbish it.

English Garden House, Maker-with-Rame - Cornwall (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    The English Garden House
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1140619
    Local Planning Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

    Building Name:
    English Garden House
    Locality:
    Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
    Unitary Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Parish:
    Maker-with-Rame
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South East Cornwall
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Local authority, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade I