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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.


List entry Number: 1136911



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Madron

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70469

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MADRON SW 42 NW 9/124 Trewidden House - GV II Country house. Circa 1840's. Pebble dash over stucco. Scantle slate gabled roofs with projecting eaves and verges. Axial, gable and lateral stuccoed stacks, some with octagonal shafts. Plan: large irregular double depth overall U-shaped plan. Cross passage towards right with principal reception room left of passage and stair hall behind and 3 principal reception rooms (2 behind front wing) with a garden front, right. Tudor Gothic style. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical gabled elevations with hoodmoulds over the original openings. Overall 9 window south entrance front 2:1:2:1:1 bays. Entrance porch in front of steep projecting bay in the angle with a gabled-ended wing, far right. Circa late C19 porch has 4-centred arched doorway with 2-light mullion over and octagonal corner turrets. 2 window bay addition left of porch. C19 or early C20 casements to most windows, some with leaded lights. Interior: many good quality C19 features: original open well stair with octagonal newels and turned balusters. 4 reception rooms inspected, each with panelling, ceiling cornices and other detail in circa early C18 style. Rear right-hand room is panelled in tulip wood, and the room in front of it has multiple breaks in the architraves of the panels. The porch is panelled in bleached oak. Trewidden is a complex and unusual house. There is an overall architectural unity but the plan and elevations are deliberately irregular so as to resemble a house that has evolved over a period of time.

Listing NGR: SW4445629520

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National Grid Reference: SW 44456 29520


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