Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1218869

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1951

Statutory Address: PLACE HOUSE


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Statutory Address: PLACE HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Fowey

National Grid Reference: SX 12517 51756


FOWEY 1. 1584A Place House SX 05 SW 2/63 13.3.51


2. A large stone-built house. Mainly early C16 but of mid to late C15 origin. The seat of the Treffry family, playing a large part in the life of Fowey, and was defended against the French in 1475 by Dame Elizabeth Treffry, and soon afterwards strengthened and largely rebuilt in early C16. The east front dates from 1791 and mainly from 1817-45. The south front is of 2 storeys with 10 windows overall, broken by 2 extremely fine early C16 ornamented bay windows and by external turrets and a large square tower on west end with corbelled and battlemented parapet. This replaces a tower described by Leland which fell in C18. The windows are stone mullioned with traceried lights and label moulds. The eaves parapet bay windows and turrets are battlemented. Interior Gothic revival.

Listing NGR: SX1252851745


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Legacy System number: 70709

Legacy System: LBS

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