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DOYDEN CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DOYDEN CASTLE

List entry Number: 1124735

Location

DOYDEN CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Minver Highlands

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351581

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SW 98 SE ST MINVER HIGHLANDS 1/258 Doyden Castle - II Folly. Circa 1830. Built for Captain Conor. Fine quality ashlar stone with probably reused granite dressings. Square-on-plan. One room plan, built into side of rocky headland with entrance to basement on north east and entrance to ground floor on south west. Two storeys and basement. Much of dressed granite possibly reused. Diagonal leaded lights to all window openings. C20 plank door to basement on north east. Ground floor with 2-light mullioned window with hollow chamfer and hood moulds on north east and two-centred arched entrance opening on south west. The ground floor elevation on the north west and south east is set slightly forward with 2-light windows and battlemented parapet above. The first floor is lit by four 2-light windows in 2- centred arched openings with hollow chamfers and hood moulds. Battlemented parapet with four crocketed finials on corners. Interior not inspected. Reputed to have been built as a folly and wine store. Particularly picturesque building on unspoilt rocky headland above Port Quin.

Listing NGR: SW9671980565

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National Grid Reference: SW 96719 80565

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