THE RED SEAT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310099
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
THE RED SEAT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE RED SEAT

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Maker-with-Rame
National Grid Reference:
SX4576851828

Details

SX 45 SE MAKER-WITH-RAME MOUNT EDGCUMBE COUNTRY PARK

7/227 The Red Seat

GV II

Summer house, called the Red Seat or Kiosk. Circa 1836. Sandstone rubble. Single storey summer house with front viewing room and shallow rear room; roofless. Rectangular plan, about 4 metres by 1½ metres overall, with open front and sides. Front has arcade of 3 round arches with elliptical headed arch to left and right sides, 2 rectangular piers dividing front arches, front wall swept down to right and left. Granite seat along rear wall. Small room to rear. The Red Seat is one of the features of the Upper Zigzags, a system of formal paths terraced into the hillside and cliffs along the coast, approximately south/south east of Mount Edgcumbe House (q.v.). The Upper Zigzags are described in 1836, although they are shown on the map of 1756 (BM Plymouth 11 77).

Listing NGR: SX4576851828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
61883
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

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: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10058/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Anne Newell. Source Historic England Archive
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