ORNAMENTAL TOWER ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH WEST OF CAERHAYS CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138117

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1988

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

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Location

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

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Michael Caerhays

National Grid Reference: SW9706341606

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 71632

Legacy System: LBS

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,

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