Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142615

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: BASSET COUNT HOUSE


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Statutory Address: BASSET COUNT HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Carn Brea

National Grid Reference: SW 69171 40033


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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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