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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: 1142615



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Carn Brea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66674

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CARN BREA CARNKIE SW 64 SE 5/126 Basset Count House

GV II Count house to former Wheal Basset copper and tin mine. Later C19; altered and extended. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, slurried slate roof. Rectangular plan (except for recent additions on 3 sides). Three storeys except present entrance front on south side where rising slope makes ground level at 1st floor, and the wall is mostly covered by a modern 2-storey porch etc., leaving one 12- pane sashed window on each floor at the right-hand end; the west end is similarly covered at ground and 1st floor levels, but there are two 12-pane sashes at 2nd floor, that on the right round-headed. On the north side the wall has a vertical joint with quoins to the left half, a doorway and window to the left of this, a ventilator and a tall round-headed window above, and to the right a segmental-headed 12-pane sash on each upper floor. Additions to the east end. Half-hipped roof, chimney at east end wall. Interior altered.

Listing NGR: SW6917140033

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National Grid Reference: SW 69171 40033


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