Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1141132

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: GOLDEN MANOR


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Statutory Address: GOLDEN MANOR

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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Probus

National Grid Reference: SW 92045 46847


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PROBUS SW 94 NW 5/38 Golden Manor 28-2-52


Manor House. Built for John Tregian circa 1520 with later additions. Shale rubble, granite dressings and ashlar with scantle and asbestos slate roofs. 3 room, double depth irregular plan. 2 storeys throughout. North front is 2:3:1 bays. First bay has blocked C16 four centred arched granite moulded doorframe with 2 light granite 4 centred arched mullion to first floor. Over and slightly to right is pair of tall brick chimneys joined at cornice level. Roof hipped to left. Second wider bay has jambs and label stops of large mullioned window removed probably C18 and replaced with rubble walling and smaller opening spanned by keyed granite flat arch and later pair of 16 paned sashes divided by stone pier. 12- paned sash over to right. Next 3 bays broken forward slightly and taller. Granite ashlar symmetrical 3 window front of 3 light hollow chamfered mullions with outer frames of ovolo and cavetto mouldings. (This walling was taken down and reassembled in the 1970s). Granite framed 4 centred arched doorway with hood mould is adjoining to right and possibly survives insitu from before the circa 1600 alteration. Granite ashlar walling over and to right is probably C19 rebuild. C19 studded door in C16 style. 12 paned sash to right and over. Top third of wall is shale rubble. Roof hipped to right. East front is late C18 rebuild of mainly shale rubble with granite jamb and quoin stones and keyed flat arches. 3 windows, central 7 panel door with 16 pane sash over. Flanking ground and first floor windows are 12 pane sashes with sidelights. Ground floor walling to right is much thicker and is probably C16 refaced. Hipped scantle slate roof over. South front is irregular moisture with C19 hipped roofed part to left (possibly earlier core). Central lean-to with granite ashlar walling and projecting shale and granite wall to right incorporating main stair window. Lower courses are granite ashlar and probably C16. A smiling granite gargoyle (probably resited) survives at valley outlet between hipped roofs to west end. Interior has central hall with C16 freestone 4 centred arched fireplace with turned decoration to jambs and 4 panels over arch containings curved mermaids and men (those to left have wings). Brick fireback with herringbone pattern to centre. Fireplace at other end of hall is huge with rough oak lintel and reused materials in back including window head in passage side. Reused carved stone (inverted) over doorway leading to passage at west end. 2 panelled door at back of hall at east end is in moulded granite arched frame. Main stair is dog leg with turned newel and plain square balusters and 2 panel door to cupboard under probably C18.

Listing NGR: SW9204546847


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