Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138360

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lostwithiel

National Grid Reference: SX 10979 59288


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LOSTWITHIEL LANWITHAN ROAD, Lostwithiel SX 15 NW 10/108 Lanwithan House - II

House, with service wings converted as separate accommodation. Dated 1827 on rear rainwater head, with some later alterations, including additions to service wing. Built for William Foster of Lostwithiel. Slatestone rubble, with front and sides faced in granite ashlar. Service wing partly in brick. Hipped slate roof with granite ashlar stack at each corner and deep moulded eaves cornice. Double depth plan with 3 principal front rooms facing the garden, entrance to left side. Entrance leads to wide hall to rear, with principal rooms to front and service rooms to rear, stair well to rear centre. 2-storey service wing to rear right and left. 2 storeys on plinth, 2:1:2 bays, centre bay recessed, all ground floor windows tall 4-pane sashes, all first floor windows 16-pane sashes. Left side of 4 bays, at first floor all 16-panes sashes, ground floor has 3 tall 12-pane sashes, 2nd from left a wooden Ionic portico, doorway with round arch and panelled soffit, double panelled doors with fanlight with splayed glazing bars. Attached to left, 2-storey service wing in slatestone rubble with end bay in brick. First 3 bays have two 16- pane sashes and central 12-pane sash at ground and first floor, brick bay has ground floor 16-pane sash and glazed door; hipped roof with 2 stacks at end. Granite ashlar ridge stack. Right side of 3 bays, with tall 12-pane sashes at ground floor and 16- pane sashes at first floor. 2-storey service wing to right, of 3 bays, with 16-pane sashes and central 12-pane sash at ground and first floor. The 2 rear wings form, a narrow courtyard to rear; the rear of the wings have 12-pane sash at ground floor and 16-pane sash at first floor, varied windows and doors to inner sides. Rear of main range rendered, with tall 12-pane sash lighting stair. Interior 3 front principal rooms all have 6-panelled doors and shutters to windows, plaster cornices. The rooms are drawing room, library and dining room; the drawing room to end right has marble chimneypiece with colonettes, library also has marble chimneypiece. Stair well has open-well stair with moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SX1097959288


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