Trevea / Cathedral View House

15 Apr 2003
Trevea, Kenwyn Church Road, Truro, Carrick, Cornwall, TR1 3DR
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Cathedral View House, Kenwyn Church Road, Truro, Carrick, Cornwall, TR1 3DR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SW84NW KENWYN CHURCH ROAD 880-1/1/81 (East side) Cathedral View House


Formerly known as: Trevrea KENWYN CHURCH ROAD. House, now residential home. c1850s. Local rubble with granite dressings; very steep gabled dry Delabole slate roofs with lateral and axial stone stacks with gablet heads. Overall irregular T-shaped plan with entrance hall and larger stair hall under separate roofs in west angle plus C20 extensions at the rear and on left. Domestic Gothic style. 2 storeys plus attics. Irregular elevations have shouldered window openings, most with small-paned casements. South-west entrance front has 2-storey porch, towards right, with pointed-arched moulded doorway with hoodmould and window above with hoodmould; original V-jointed boarded door within moulded wooden inner frame. Left of porch roof sweeps down as outshut over 3 ground-floor windows; wide 2-light dormered window towards right has patterned slate-hung gable; service shouldered-arched doorway set back on left. Right of porch is taller gable end of cross wing with lean-to 3-bay arch-braced verandah (plus 3 similar bays to right-hand return); central doorway with shouldered arch; 3-light window over and 2-light window to gable. South-east garden front has verandah return on the left, 3 windows and gable over then taller gable with 2-storey canted bay window and 2-window-range rendered wing on the right. Other elevations similarly detailed. INTERIOR: has been altered to conform to fire regulations but retains original stair with square turned balusters and carved newel post, some chamfered, panelled door reveals and some chamfered panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SW8190045654


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0518 IOE Records taken by John E Crowe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John E. Crowe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Crowe, John E.

Rights Holder: Crowe, John E.


Granite, Render, Rubble, Slate, West Country Slate, Victorian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Nursing Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building