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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: 1141420



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: 30-May-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63994

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ST NEWLYN EAST A3058 SW 85 NE (South West side) 2/27 30.5.1967 Tresillian House

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House. Late C18, extended mid C19 for Gully-Bennett family. Gritstone, with granite raised quoins and dressings for openings. dalabole slate roof. Plan: Double pile, with central entrance hall on north-east front leading to large stair well to rear. Library and main drawing room on south-east, dining room in north-west corner, connected by butler's pantry below stair well. Rear service wing, now flat, altered C19 (Datestone over secondary entrance on north-west front) with servants stair. Two storeys, entrance front of 5 window bays, the centre three bays close spaced with central porch, open outer door; side lights, and hipped roof. Inner door panelled, with leaded overlight. Windows 12-paned sashes with concealed boxes. Granite flush quoins and radial lintel voussoirs. Three bay south-east front. Eaves with regularly spaced granite corbels. Roof hipped. Four symmetrical stacks, each with 4 flues and cylindrical pots. Interior: Main reception rooms have moulded plaster cornices, with central floral rose in drawing room, which also has bold Carrara marble chimneypiece. Oak open well stair with turned balusters and wreathed handrail. Heavy baluster newel at base, and simple tread brackets. Stair well has coffered ceiling at first floor level and an octagonal roof light. Library refitted late C19-early C20.

Listing NGR: SW8557058352

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National Grid Reference: SW 85570 58352


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