ROSCARRACK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1157862
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1988
Statutory Address:
ROSCARRACK HOUSE, BICKLAND WATER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROSCARRACK HOUSE, BICKLAND WATER ROAD

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Budock
National Grid Reference:
SW 78881 31629

Details

SW 73 SE 3/24

BUDOCK, BICKLAND WATER ROAD, Roscarrack House

GV

II

Country house. Circa 1870's. Built for the Bassett family. Dressed killas, roughly coursed, and killas rubble with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate roofs with gable ends. Principal gable ends and gables have weathered granite copings. Stone gable, axial and lateral stacks. Projecting eaves with exposed rafter ends. Crested clay ridge tiles. Plan: Irregular double-pile plan. Probably 3 principal rooms ranged along a garden front and service rooms ranged along the rear, behind a principal axial passage with the entrance on the right side, and which joins a cross passage towards the left with a rear doorway and terminates with a baronial style tower at the front. Principal stair hall is at the rear, right of middle. Baronial style Gothic. Exterior: 2 storeys plus attics. Unaltered elevations except where C20 single- storey addition adjoins on the left of the garden front. Transomed granite mullioned windows with vertically sliding sashes to the lower lights. Relieving arches over some of the windows. Granite coped plinth, mid-floor granite string, granite quoins, kneelers and copings. Irregular south-south-east gabled garden front; slightly projecting gable end of cross wing on the left; 3-storey tower adjoining the cross wing; front with 3 single-light ground floor windows and 3-light first floor window with gabled roof set back, right of the tower, and 2-storey projecting gable of principal cross wing with 4-light canted bay, on the right. Other cross wing has 2-light window to ground and first floors and single light window to attic gable. Other gables have blind slit ventilators. Tower has steep hipped roof with hipped roof dormers. Irregular east-north-east entrance front: gable end of garden front range on the left with corbelled gable stack; 2-light window to ground and first floor, on the right with gabled roof over gable-ended porch right of middle with moulded 4-centred arched doorway; small window over porch. Gable end has single-light window at ground floor left and a similar window at first floor right. Rear has tall 2-light stair window towards the left. Interior not inspected but is likely to retain many interesting features.

Listing NGR: SW7888131629

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
66440
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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