CHYMORVAH WEST HOUSE AND CHYMORVAH PRIVATE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159339
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1986
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
CHYMORVAH WEST HOUSE AND CHYMORVAH PRIVATE HOTEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHYMORVAH WEST HOUSE AND CHYMORVAH PRIVATE HOTEL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Marazion
National Grid Reference:
SW 52684 30586

Details

In the entry for:

MARAZION CHY MORVAH SW 5230-5330 5/3A Chy Morvah West and Chy Morvah Tolgarrick 24.10.86 GV II

the address shall be amended to read:

SW 5230-5330 MARAZION CHY MORVAH 5/3A Chymorvah West House and Chymorvah Private Hotel 24.10.86

GV II

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MARAZION CHY MORVAH SW 5230-5330

5/3A Chy Morvah West and Chy Morvah Tolgarrick 24.10.86

GV II

Pair of houses. Circa 1860's. Granite ashlar front and rear, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings Hipped grouted scantle slate roof with projecting eaves. Brick chimneys over the side walls and over the central cross -wall. Plan: pair of identical double depth houses. Each house has reception rooms on the ground floor approached by bridges to doorways in the north wall. 2 principal reception rooms at the rear (garden front) of eachhouse and 2 rooms at the front with cross passage between leading to stair hall behind the, smaller front room adjoining the party wall. Kitchens and other service rooms on the basement floor and cellars under part of the basement. Built into the bank in front of the house are coal cellars. Exterior: 2 storeys over basement. Pair of symmetrical 3 window north entrance north entrance fronts. Mid-floor string and chamfered rusticated quoins. Each front has central doorway with original glazed gable entrance porch with fluted pilaster corners. Original 4-pane horned sashes throughout. Rear is a 4 window garden front, similarly detailed to the main front but with narrower ashlar courses. Small dormer to the middle of each side lights the attic, and the stair halls are lit by small skylight in the roof. Interior: Chy Morvah West only inspected. Virtually complete interior with most of its original carpentry, joinery and plasterwork including: open-well open string stair with mahogany handrail scrolled over the newel, mahogany panelled doors and window shutters and moulded plaster ceiling cornices in most rooms. The 2 principal reception rooms and entrance hall have ceiling cornices enriched with carved detail. Complete cellar fittings. In front of the houses is the original ornate cast-iron balustrade. These houses are prominently sited in coastal scenery opposite St Michael's Mount qv.

Listing NGR: SW5268430586

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
69901
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08471/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr T. T. Veater. Source Historic England Archive
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