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CLINTON HOUSE

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.

Name: CLINTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1141617

Location

CLINTON HOUSE, 31, TREFUSIS ROAD

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Mylor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63565

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SW 83 SW MYLOR TREFUSIS ROAD, (east side), Flushing 6/288 No 31 (Clinton House) (formerly listed 30.5.67 as Nos 1 and 2) GV II

House part of terrace. Circa early C18. Stuccoed front with plinth and moulded coved eaves cornice. Slate sills. Steep dry scantle slate roof with 2 raking dormers. Brick chimney over party wall, left, shared with No 30. Plan of large reception room, left, now subdivided, passage on right leading to later service room. Original stair turret to rear left. 2 storeys plus attic over basement. Regular 4-window west road front with 12-pane hornless sashes. Doorway is in fourth from left ground floor opening. 6-panel door within wooden doorcase with consoles supporting simple entablature. Before the doorway is flight of 4 granite steps with wrought iron with wreathed and ramped handrail over square balusters. Interior not inspected. Cobbled pavement to front. Robert Hunt, the mineralogist and scientific writer lived here. Hunt was a lecturer on mechanical science at the Royal School of Mines, and a member of the Royal Society, and after his death a Museum in Redruth was named after him, but this no longer exists. Quoted from THE STORY OF FLUSHING CORNWALL by Ursula Redwood (Lady Redwood). Part of a fine group of C18 houses.

Listing NGR: SW8090133712

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Redwood, U, The Story of Flushing Cornwall

National Grid Reference: SW 80901 33712

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