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GUIDE POST AT JUNCTION BETWEEN B3291 AND GWEEK LANE

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: GUIDE POST AT JUNCTION BETWEEN B3291 AND GWEEK LANE

List entry Number: 1142088

Location

GUIDE POST AT JUNCTION BETWEEN B3291 AND GWEEK LANE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gweek

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66128

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SW 7026-7126 GWEEK GWEEK

10/143 Guide post at junction between - B3291 and Gweek Lane

GV II

Guide post. Circa. Late C19. Cast iron. Octagonal-on-plan shaft base with 12- sided on fluted shafts over. The shaft is in 3 diminishing-sized stages with cornice at the top. Over the cornice is the hub for, 3 pointers surmounted by an ogee-headed ball finial. The pointers have rounded ends and embossed letters. Inscribed to: HELSTON, FALMOUTH and REDRUTH with no mileages. This is a rare early example of an iron guide post. The only such example yet seen in West Cornwall during this survey.

Listing NGR: SW7060426719

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National Grid Reference: SW 70605 26719

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