TREGASSOW HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141477

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1952

Statutory Address: TREGASSOW HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TREGASSOW HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Erme

National Grid Reference: SW 85489 49046

Summary

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History

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Details

ST ERME SW 84 NW 8/85 Tregassow House 28.2.1952 -- II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Said to be 1692, incorporating remains of C16 build. Coursed killas ashlar with slate roof. Added wing of 1973 pebbledashed with tile roof. Plan: Central entrance to wide hall, parlour on right, drawing room on left. Living kitchen at lower ground floor in rear wing on right. Narrow rear range with stair in projection opposite front entrance. Two storeys with basement on right. Central wide 6-panelled door in heavy frame. Dentilled pediment on consoles. Twelve-paned sash windows in boxes set to front of openings, and with much crown glass. Radial stone lintels. Moulded plinth and eaves. West gable has tripartite sashes with chamfered timber lintels. Two-light timber windows in half-hipped gable over lean-to stair roof. Interior: Good stair of late C17-early C18. Some panelling. Timber fire surround to drawing room fireplace on rear wall. Living kitchen has very large open fireplace with moulded surround and cloam oven. Remains of Cornish range built in to left. Site said to be occupied by John Tregassow in c.1320. The present house was built by Thomas Coke, from monies gained by a 'parsimonious and inferior practice of the law', son of John Coke of Trerice (St Allen), who illegitimately smelted tin at the Godolphin blowing house. It was planned to have two rear wings, which were not built. (Polsoe, J. 'Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall' I 344-5)

Listing NGR: SW8548949046

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Legacy System number: 63924

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Sources

Books and journals
Polsue, J, Lakes Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, (1872), 344-5

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