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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: 1141717



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Manaccan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 65275

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2/112 Treath House and garden walls - GV II

House and garden walls. Circa early-mid C18, extended and remodelled circa late C18 and slightly remodelled again circa mid-late C19. Shale rubble walls with granite sills and lintels, and cob to first floor of surviving part of original house at rear. Asbestos slate at front, otherwise scantle slate roofs with brick chimneys over gable ends. Plan: irregular U-shape with 3 parallel gable ended wings at right angles to rear. Parlour to left and right at front, former cross passage towards left and small room to right of cross passage. Circa mid-late C19 stair behind left-hand parlour and 1 room deep wing surviving of original house behind stair. Small service wing with fireplace behind right-hand parlour and wide axial passage between wings at rear. 2 storeys. Slightly irregular 3-window west-south-west front with original circa late C18 early C19 12-pane 2-light casements with some crown glass, except replacement casements to ground floor right of doorway. Doorway has circa late C19 part glazed door and same date porch with shaped and pierced bargeboard over rustic posts. Narrow window to room immediately right of doorway and wide window with 3- light casement to right-hand parlour. Left-hand side wall has tall 18-pane hornless sash to stair, middle and old 16-pane 2-light casements. The one to first floor left is the original circa early-mid C18 window with wide glazing bars. Interior has fine circa late C18 chimney-piece in the Adam style in each parlour. Otherwise features of various periods but not much altered since the C19. Wide rubble garden wall with dressed stone slab coping at right angles to front and adjoining road. Further walls round rectangular enclosure to left of front, partly roughly coursed rubble and a substantial section of slightly taller cob walling with scantle slate and clay tile coping. A house with an interesting evolved plan and with surviving features, from each period of remodelling. Good wall surfaces, many old windows and in a very important position overlooking the Helford River.

Listing NGR: SW7621626162

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National Grid Reference: SW 76216 26162


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