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CALIFORNIA HOUSE, GATE PIERS AND GATE

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: CALIFORNIA HOUSE, GATE PIERS AND GATE

List entry Number: 1140852

Location

CALIFORNIA HOUSE, GATE PIERS AND GATE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63396

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SW 84 SW KEA

2/109 California House, gate piers and gate

GV II

Lodge and including gate-piers and gate, now private house. Circa 1840's. Shale rubble walls with granite quoins and freestone window jambs and arches. Gabled asbestos slate roofs with projecting eaves and verges with cusped and traceried bargeboards. Brick chimneys over side wall, right, and rear gable of main part. L-shaped plan of 3 rooms and porch projection plus later infill of angle. Tudor style. Single storey plus basement to rear and with part of roof space converted for accommodation by the addition of a large roof dormer in the C20. East road front has main gable end with scrolled and cusped bargeboard and central bay window, with roof renewed in the C20, of 4-lights with ovolo-moulded mullions (gable to rear, opposite has similar bargeboard). Steep dormered gable with elaborate shaped bargeboard over window projection to right with 2-light original window with arched lights forming simple Y-tracery within steep 4-centred arched opening with hoodmould over. Entrance front (south) has C20 alteration on left but retains, right of middle, gabled porch with intricate cusped and traceried bargeboard with carved flower cusps. Arched and braced open doorframe within. C20 door and sidelights. (Gable end opposite (north) has similar ornate bargeboard). Further original single-light window with hoodmould to right of porch. Interior not inspected. C19 moulded granite gate-piers survive near porch and with a richly detailed close- barred and arcaded wooden gate. Although slightly altered in the C20, this lodge retains some original windows and some exceptionally elaborate bargeboards.

Listing NGR: SW8166943064

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National Grid Reference: SW 81669 43064

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