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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1312304



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Mellion

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61416

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ST MELLION NEWTON FERRERS SX 36 NW 7/215 Terrace to south of Newton Ferrers GV I

Terrace. Circa late C17. Ashlar granite. Terrace with fine balustrade of bulbous granite balusters on square bases with square caps. Divided at intervals by square terminals with moulded cornices and ball finials. Square, simple granite piers with moulded cornices and ball finials with 15 curved steps leading down in a semi- circular arrangement to the lower terrace. Stone retaining wall of terrace heavily buttressed. Forms part of exceptionally fine terraces which compliment the south garden front of Newton Ferrers. Further garden wall and gatepiers to the south with further balustrade and 2 flights of semi-circular steps to the north, directly below the house. (qv Newton Ferrers House and terrace adjoining to south). 'Newton Ferrers, the seat of Mr Digby Collins' Country Life January 9, 1904 54-63 'Newton Ferrers, the seat of Sir Robert Abdy, B.T' Christopher Hussey. Country Life December 17 and 24, 1938.

Listing NGR: SX3468165896

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 9 January, (1904), 54-63
'Country Life' in 24 December, (1938)
'Country Life' in 17 December, (1938)

National Grid Reference: SX 34669 65858


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