DOUBLEBOIS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140051

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: DOUBLEBOIS HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DOUBLEBOIS HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Dobwalls and Trewidland

National Grid Reference: SX 19809 65271

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History

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Details

SX 16 NE LISKEARD RURAL DOUBLEBOIS

4/61 Doublebois House

II

House. 1883-5 extended in 1896. For Herman family. Datestone in extension with intertwined initials C M H and date 1896. Rock faced snecked slatestone with freestone dressings. Moulded pinth, freestone quoins and parapet copings. Slate roof with gabled ends. 9 rubblestone stacks with freestone dressings. Moulded caps. Quadrangular plan with small central court. Extended on south with gabled rear wing, originally chapel. High Victorian Gothic style. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Nearly symmetrical north entrance front. 2:1:1 windows. Central 2-storey gabled porch with corbelled kneelers with gablets, and corner buttresses with set-offs and gablets. Moulded 2-centred arch doorway with Corinthian capitals and 3-light stone mullion and transom window above. Small lancet in gable. Ground floor to left and right, large stone mullion and transom windows with cusped heads lights and transoms. 1 single-light and two 2-light stone mullion windows to first floor with transoms. West front has similar window types. 1:3:2 bays with flanking gabled bays, the left with crenellated stone first floor oriel supported on buttress shaft flanked by lancets. The centre 3 window recess has stone balcony, the balustrade with shields at intervals, windows with cusped head lights and with 2-light window above. Right-hand gable has similar 5-light ground floor window, centre blind, with 2-light windows above. Wing set back to right of west front with single- storey C20 conservatory in the angle. Much of plasterwork in interior removed with several rotten floors and ceilings. Some panelling remains. Only 2 room of interior inspected. Believed to have contained a fine music room and chapel. Also much stained glass. A late example of High Victorian Gothic style. In 1910, seat of Rev. George Edward Hermon. Kellys Directory 1910.

Listing NGR: SX1980965271

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61262

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1910)

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