TRENEWTH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158053
Date first listed:
28-May-1987
Statutory Address:
TRENEWTH HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TRENEWTH HOUSE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Michaelstow
National Grid Reference:
SX0798278322

Details

MICHAELSTOW SX 07 NE 6/111 Trenewth House - 28.5.87 II

House. 1875 (datestone). Built for J Gatley. Snecked stone rubble with granite dressings. Steeply pitched slate roof with gable ends to front right and left. Crested ridge tiles. Rendered axial stacks. Lower service range to rear of stone rubble with slate roof. Plan: Earlier range to rear comprising circa C18 1-room plan cottage. The house was built abutting this cottage which then became the service range. House of overall rectangular plan with entrance in early to mid C20 porch on left. Wide corridor runs across house from left to right with stair at far right. 3 main reception rooms on front heated by axial stacks, and overlooking the garden. Earlier cottage to rear converted in circa 1875 to become kitchen with servants accommodation above. High Victorian Gothic style. Exterior : 2 storeys, attic and basement. Symmetrical 1:2:1 window front with hood moulds to ground and first floor windows. Right and left hand sides set slightly forward with gable ends; 4-light mullion and transom windows with leaded lights on ground floor, tripartite sashes on first and triangular headed windows to attic. Central range has 2 4-pane sashes on ground and first floors. Porch to left rebuilt in early to mid C20; rendered with flat roof. Stair window in right hand side with 2-centred arched opening. 2-window front to earlier C18 cottage on rear with 12 and 16-pane sashes. Interior largely complete with moulded cornices, contemporary doors and doorcases, open string stair and chimneypieces. Particularly unaltered large Victorian house with complete interior. Site originally held by family of Trenowth, passing by 1539 to John Brode. In 1725 passed to John Phillips and then to John Gatley. THe old farmhouse, now derelict is situated in the farmyard to the north. Maclean, Sir John Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall 1879

Listing NGR: SX0798278322

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
68553
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Maclean, J, Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, (1879)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04329/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles A Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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