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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.


List entry Number: 1141419



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Newlyn East

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63992

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ST NEWLYN EAST SHEPHERDS SW 85 SW 4/53 Shepherds House

-- II

Mine captain's house, 1817-18 for Sir Christopher Hawkins' manager, John Giddy, also superintendent of the smelting house. Cost £10.16s. Stone, slate hung externally, and slate roof. Plan. 3 x 2 bays, with central stair hall, dining room to left, drawing room to right of main east front. To rear, a lower C20 2-storey wing, returning along rear elevation as single storey lean-to. Two storeys. central square porch on Doric pilasters carrying painted stone cornice. Six panelled door, the upper panels glazed, and contemporary acanthus leaf iron knocker with brass plate. Windows either side of ground floor and to landing over hall set in arch recesses. Twelve paned sashes, the upper sash round headed with radial glazing bars. Outer windows of first floor 9-pane sashes. Panelled eaves on paired modillions. South (garden)front of 3 bays, the centre bay blind. North elevation rendered. Roof hipped to a central 6-flue stack. Interior: Room to left of hall has arched recesses and panelled shutters to splayed window reveals. (H.L.Douch. 'East Wheal Rose' (1964)

Listing NGR: SW8172654503

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Douch, H J , East Wheal Rose, (1964)

National Grid Reference: SW 81726 54503


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