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ORNAMENTAL TOWER ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CAERHAYS 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: ORNAMENTAL TOWER ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CAERHAYS CASTLE

List entry Number: 1138117

Location

ORNAMENTAL TOWER ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CAERHAYS CASTLE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Michael Caerhays

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71632

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History

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Details

ST MICHAEL CAERHAYS SW 94 SE 3/134 Ornamental tower about 10 metres - north west of Caerhays Castle

GV II

Ornamental tower. 1808, by John Nash, for J.B. Trevanion. Slatestone rubble. Plan: Small L-plan tower, with retaining walls to right and left. Exterior: Small 2-storey tower with embattled parapet. There is a 2-centred arched doorway. The retaining wall to left is buttressed and the retaining wall to right is ramped down. The walls and tower are set into the bank, and form an ornamental feature of the garden at Caerhays Castle; used as a privy. Sources: Summerson, J.: The Life and Work of John Nash, Architect. 1980.

Listing NGR: SW9706341606

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Summerson, J, The Life and Work of John Nash, (1980)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

National Grid Reference: SW9706341606

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