Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141010

Date first listed: 25-Jun-1985

Statutory Address: PLACE MANOR


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Statutory Address: PLACE MANOR

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Gerrans

National Grid Reference: SW8548732057


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5/10 Place Manor -


Formerly part of Augustinian Priory and now country house adjoining Church of Saint Anthony. First recorded circa 1288, present structure includes part of circa C16 wing but, mostly remodelled and extended circa 1840. Stucco over rubble walls. Dry slate roofs with coped gable ends and brick gable chimneys. T-shaped plan adjoining cruciform plan church. Symmetrical. Tudor Gothic style. 2 storeys central stair plus attic. 9 window north front with flanking 2 window wings at lower level. Central, open, porte cochere, entrance porch with 3 pointed arched openings and diagonal buttresses. Room over with 3-light mullioned window. Further floor with 2-light window and hollow sprocketted pyramidal roof with gablet ventilator probably later C19 addition. Central doorway within porch has 2 glazed doors with Gothic detail and Gothic fanlight. All windows have arched lights and moulded hoodmoulds, some incorporating Spry family motto: 'Soyez sage et simple'. Ground floor windows have central mullions with turned shafts and carved capitals. String course at first floor sill level. Four 2-light roof dormers with polygonal roofs and shaped wooden eaves brackets. Left wing is 1 storey over basement and has central 4-light mullioned window with transom and coped gable with ventilator over. Sill string. Single light window, left and arched doorway with planked door right approached by flight of steps from left. Right wing has 3-light mullioned windows to ground floor with transomed and similar 2-light windows with gables over to first floor. Reused C16-Cl7 segmental arched granite doorway to right. Interior has 2 arched granite doorways in rear wing and 5 moulded and carved cross beams surviving from circa C16. C19 Gothic detail to vestibule and stair well. Otherwise not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8548732057


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Legacy System number: 62975

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