Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141114

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Statutory Address: POLWHELE


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Statutory Address: POLWHELE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Clement

National Grid Reference: SW 83770 47256


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ST CLEMENT SW 84 NW 3/110 Polwhele 30-5-67

- II

Country house, now school. C16 core, but mostly later C19 (1814 "work in progress" and 1867 "latterly improved" - Lyson). Shale rubble with freestone dressings. Delabole slate roofs with granite and shale axial chimneys in C16-C17 style. Irregular U shaped plan with late C19 additions, Tudor Gothic style. Ole walling probably C16 survives in gable and inner side wall of west wing, front wall and central axial wall of main spine and possible back wall at west end. Four centred moulded C16 granite door frames are resited in leanto at back and to kitchen garden wall. 4 centred arched and chamfered granite door frame to main central entrance is C19. Interior has open well stair with stone treads said to have come from Penmount and painted canopied ceiling over with crests of Polwhere marriages. Plaster ceiling cornices in late C19 part including one with fleurons. Second open well stair has octagonal balusters and chamfered newel posts Dining hall is oepn to C19 arched braced roof structure. In roof space beyond against central chimney wall is the plaster shape of an early C17 barrel ceiling with part of old chimney over. Mitred purlin ends suggest C16 date.

Listing NGR: SW8377047256


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