Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140715

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: NORDON HOUSE


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Statutory Address: NORDON HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. John

National Grid Reference: SX 40825 53766


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6/37 Nordon House (formerly listed as the Rectory, St. John) 23.1.68 GV II

Rectory, now house. Dated 1844, with re-set datestones of 1744 and 1550 on east wall, with some later alterations. Slatestone rubble, rendered front, brick dressings to rear, hipped slate roof with stack to end left and right. Double depth plan with 3 principal front rooms and entrance on the right side leading to a longitudinal passage/hall, with stair to rear right. Service wing to rear left with stable attached to left. 2 storeys on plinth, 3 bays, bow through 2 storeys to left with 15-pane sash with sidelights at ground floor, 12-pane sash with sidelights at first floor; central bay broken forward slightly with cornice, with 15-pane sash with sidelights at ground floor, 12-pane sash with blind sidelights at first floor; end bay to right breaks forward slightly and has 15-pane sash in plain raised surround, with cornice, 12-pane sash above; deep eaves. Right side has rendered quoins, datestones set in wall, flat-roofed porch to right with half-glazed door with sidelights and overlights, 12- pane sash to side; 15-pane sash above lighting stair. Later C19 wing to right, of 2 storeys, with single light at first floor, single storey outhouse attached to rear of porch. Left side has 12-pane sash at first floor left. 2-storey service wing to left with C20 flat-roofed addition in angle, French window at first floor. Attached at right angles to left, a 1½ storey stable, in rubble with hipped slate roof, 3- light C20 window in gable end, single light with iron stanchions to left. Outer side has double doors with loading door in gable above, 2nd loading door to right under eaves, door to end right. Rear of house has 3 bays to left, with single light and two 12-pane sashes with brick segmental heads, 3 doors and 2-light casement at ground floor, porch in angle to service wing to right, which has 12 windows, all 12 pane sashes with brick segmental heads, larger at ground floor. Rear stack rising from eaves to left, with ridge stack to service wing. Interior Stair hall has open-well stair with moulded handrail, paired turned and knopped balusters, open string with scroll carving. Three front rooms, each with 3- panelled fielded door with panelled cheeks and soffit. First front room has panelled shelves. 2nd room has plain cornice, panelled shutters to windows and black marble chimneypiece. Bow-fronted room has coloured marble chimneypiece, similar cornice and shutters.

Listing NGR: SX4082453767


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