THE WHITE SEAT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140618

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: THE WHITE SEAT

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE WHITE SEAT
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Location

Statutory Address: THE WHITE SEAT

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Maker-with-Rame

National Grid Reference: SX4509652381

Summary

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Details

7X 45 SE MAKER-WITH-RAME MOUNT EDGCUMBE COUNTRY PARK

7/202 The White Seat (also known as Harbour View Seat)

GV II

Seat. C18. Sandstone rubble, rendered rear wall. Rectangular building with open front facing north, giving a view over Plymouth Sound. Possibly formerly had roof over. Rear wall and side walls with plaster moulded cornice to side walls. Rear wall rendered. 2 granite steps lead up to the platform, with sockets along top step, possibly formerly had rails to piers along front. About 5 metres wide. Rev. Shaw, in Early Tours of Devon and Cornwall, 1788: "Descending now the common walk to the house we came to the White alcove on the drywalks (so called) which fronts full north, and gives a beautiful perspective up the harbour...". The White Seat may originally have been painted white.

Listing NGR: SX4509652381

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61859

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Shaw, Reverend , Early Tours of Devon and Cornwall, (1788)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

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