KENNAL VALE HOUSE AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309767
Date first listed:
17-Jun-1988
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Nov-1988
Statutory Address:
KENNAL VALE HOUSE AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS, KENNAL VALE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KENNAL VALE HOUSE AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS, KENNAL VALE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stithians
National Grid Reference:
SW 75239 37573

Details

In the entry for Item 3/270 the following amendment should be made:-

SW 73 NE STITHIANS KENNAL VALE, Ponsanooth

3/270 Kennall Vale House and adjoining garden wall

GV II

House, possibly former account house for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works. Circa early C19 built in at least 3 phases. Some coursed dressed granite, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Shallow brick arches over the openings. Concrete tile hipped roofs. Rendered brick axial chimneys towards rear. Plan: Deep plan built in several phases. There are 2 rooms at the entrance front with entrance hall leading to stair hall between. Right-hand room is wider. The rear of the house has dressed granite (almost ashlar) walls and is probably the original house which was later extended at the front. Exterior: 2 storeys. Largely unaltered regular elevations with some hornless sashes. Nearly symmetrical short 5-window east front with doorway and window over slightly left of centre; C19 6-panel door with overlight, C20 doorcase with pediment. North front is 1+3 windows, mainly 16-pane sashes, but at left end a C20 20-pane sash at each level, to left of straight joint in masonry. Far right a small arched casement at low level. Slightly set back from facade at right end a section of battlemented wall which runs across to the solid rock face. Vest front has 16-pane sash at upper level. South, or garden front has 4 windows, some with original 16-pane sashes: bay 3 at ground floor has late C20 bow window with 18-pane sash, taken to floor level, and immediately right a C20 glazed conservatory, approached through C20 glazed door. Interior: partly inspected:, some enriched cornices, middle room on north front has deep recess to elliptical arch at east end, and 2 arched recesses to opposite end, panelled shutters to ground floor rooms, stick stair.

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SW 73 NE STITHIANS KENNAL VALE, Ponsanooth

3/270 Kennal Vale House adjoining garden - walls

GV II

House, possibly former account house for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works. Circa early C19 built in at least 3 phases. Some coursed dressed granite, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Shallow brick arches over the openings. Concrete tile hipped roofs. Rendered brick axial chimneys towards rear. Plan: Deep plan built in several phases. There are 2 rooms at the entrance front with entrance hall leading to stair hall between. Right-hand room is wider. Interior not inspected so arrangement of other rooms uncertain. The rear of the house has dressed granite (almost ashlar) walls and is probably the original house which was later extended at the front. Exterior: 2 storeys. Largely unaltered regular elevations with original hornless sashes with glazing bars in the original openings. Nearly symmetrical 3 window east front with doorway and window over slightly left of middle. C19 6-panel door with overlight. C20 doorcase with triangular pediment. Side walls show evidence of C19 extension of the house. Left-hand 4 window garden front has C20 bow window right of middle. Right-hand 4 window garden front has C20 openings at far left with horned sashes. Rear wall has original sashes including a round-headed stair sash. Interior not inspected. Adjoining the rear of the house is a high rubble screen wall with brick battlements.

Listing NGR: SW7523937573

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
66256
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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