FORECOURT WALLS, STILES AND MOUNTING BLOCK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1142259

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1987

Statutory Address: FORECOURT WALLS, STILES AND MOUNTING BLOCK

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Location

Statutory Address: FORECOURT WALLS, STILES AND MOUNTING BLOCK

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Breage

National Grid Reference: SW 60136 31861

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History

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Details

SW 63 SW BREAGE GODOLPHIN

4/49 Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block

GV I

Forecourt walls, stiles and mounting block at Godolphin House (qv). C17. Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins, jambs and copings. 2 parallel walls projecting forward from the prinicpal front of Godolphin House and forming 2 sides of the forecourt. At a short distance from the house, each wall is interrupted by a stile in the form of a stone cattle grid between 2 stone benches (seats re-used in C17). Their cheeks and backs stop the forecourt walls at a right angle. Outside the forecourt and built onto its east wall and stile is an early C19 double privy with symmetrical ashlar front (east) with 2 doorways. It has a hipped scantle slate roof. Against the outside face of the west forecourt wall and near the stile on this side, a large mounting block of 6 steps (qv Stables and Cobbled Pavements). The walls have steep sided copings with roll ridges (qv Pengelly Barton Farmhouse, Breage). Within the court there is a wide strip of cobbling immediately in front of the house and another running from it to the west stile - remains of a radiating pattern which also connected to the lodges. Sources : William Borlase Antiquities and Natural History of Cornwall. Drawing also by Borlase, RIC libary, Truro.

Listing NGR: SW6013631861

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 65747

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Sources

Books and journals
Borlase, W, Antiquities and Natural History of Cornwall, (1754)

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