Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142846

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1989

Statutory Address: POLAPIT TAMAR


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Statutory Address: POLAPIT TAMAR

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Werrington

National Grid Reference: SX3326789306


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WERRINGTON SX 38 NW 9/276 Polapit Tamar - GV II

Large house. 1866 extended in 1901-3 by Robert P. Whellock for R.C. Coode. Snecked local stone with granite dressings. Slate roofs with gable and hipped ends. Brick moulded axial and end stacks. Plan: Complicated plan with service rooms to rear right facing yard and reception rooms on garden front. Early C20 extension on left comprising ballroom with chambers above. Exterior: Garden front partly remodelled in early C20 with early C20 extension on left. The earlier range to right has a symmetrical 3-window front, the central bay set forward with a Flemish gabled end. Round arched opening on ground floor with oriel window above. Flanked by C19 sashes with margin glazing bars on ground and first floor. Set back on right is a lower range with a 5-window front; canted bay window to left of centre with shallow projecting bay to right. 12-pane sashes on ground and first floor with glazed verandah across front. Set back to left is a late C19 conservatory. To the left, the extension designed by Whellock has a symmetrical 3-window front, the centre advanced with wide segmental pediment and a modillion cornice; central entrance. The entrance loggia to front has paired Ionic columns and above in centre and to right and left are Venetian-style windows and battlemented parapets to the canted side walls. The attic rooms are roofed with 2 round cupolas flanking a taller square cupola, all with very tall finials with ball tops which produce an unusual skyline. The rear elevation to the yard has a 2-storey canted entrance. The round-headed door arch with the arms of the Coode family above. The curved wall of the stair tower in angle to left. Interior: The ballroom is panelled in oak and has ornately carved chimney-pieces, the overmantle of one of the chimney-pieces carved with a view of Launceston. Much of the house has been divided into flats and the interiors were not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX3326789306


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