Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141645

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: ROSEVILLE


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Statutory Address: ROSEVILLE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Kea

National Grid Reference: SW 83882 40606


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2/147 Roseville


Small house. Circa early C19. Slatestone rubble with granite quoins and brick arches with projecting keystones. Asbestos slate roof swept lower to rear over continuous integral outshut. Brick chimneys over gable ends. 2-room central stair plan plus 2 integral service rooms to rear. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south west front with central doorway and original 4-panel door. Shallow arches over openings. Original hornless 16-pane sashes. Interior said to be the most altered of this group but retains much original carpentry and joinery included stair with turned bulbous newel, panelled doors, panelled cupboards and original plaster canopy ceilings with curved angles. One of a group of 4 similar houses built on a 3 life lease system. 'Under such leases a piece of waste ground could be obtained at a nominal rent, and on it the lessee would proceed to erect a house with the understanding that at the death of the longest lived of three selected persons, the ground, together with all the buildings, and improvements should revert to the original owner. Leases could sometimes be renewed on payment of a fine'. Source CORNISH HOMES AND CUSTOMS by A.K. Hamilton Jenkin. An unspoilt house in an harmonious architectural group and overlooking a beautiful and unspoilt stretch of Cowlands Creek.

Listing NGR: SW8388240606


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Books and journals
Hamilton Jenkin, A K, Cornish Homes and Customs

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