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REDOUBT

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: REDOUBT

List entry Number: 1140689

Location

REDOUBT, 5

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Maker-with-Rame

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61728

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SX 45 SW MAKER-WITH-RAME

6/70 No. 5 Redoubt

II

Fort/redoubt. Late C18. Sandstone and limestone rubble with limestone dressings, roofs of barrack rooms formerly slated. Roughly square on plan, with gatehouse and barrack rooms along east range; surrounded by moat, formerly with bridge to east. The walls and basement storey below the gatehouse and barrack rooms are battered, with a limestone bull nose moulding around the north, south and west sides. The east side is formed of a long single storey gatehouse and barrack room block, similar to that at Grenville Battery (q.v.). The central gatehouse has a segmental-headed gateway, 2 rubble piers remaining which formerly supported the bridge. The barrack rooms to each side have slanted musketry loops to cover the gate bridge, with sandstone dressings. Stone bomb-proof roof. Some secondary windows have been made in the barrack rooms. Interior: The moat bridge has been removed, so interior not accessible. The Redoubt was formerly used as living accommodation. It remains as a fine example of a Napoleonic fort, and is of great landscape value. Ancient Monument no. 833.

Listing NGR: SX4334551282

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National Grid Reference: SX 43819 51962

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