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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: 1311957



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

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthoritySt. Michael Caerhays

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71634

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ST MICHAEL CAERHAYS SW 94 SE 3/136 Lower Lodge with attached screen - walls


Lodge to Caerhays Castle, with attached screen walls. Circa 1808, by John Nash, for J.B. Trevanion. Slatestone rubble; partly rendered. Roofs behind parapets. Plan: The lodge is of 2-room plan, with one room on each side of the driveway behind the entrance facade; each room is heated from a stack concealed in a small octagonal tower to rear. The facade to the road is an asymmetrical composition; the gateway has a circular plan tower to each side. To left the screen wall runs in a serpentine plan for about 30 metres; to right the screen wall is an arc, about 10 metres long, with a square plan terminal tower. Picturesque Gothic style. Exterior: The gateway has a rounded slatestone arch with granite keystone and granite corbels; corbelled string course above and embattled parapet with central stone quatrefoil with shield of arms. To right and left there is a 2-storey circular plan tower with bull-nose moulding and embattled parapet; these have lancets at ground floor and blind cross loops at first floor. The serpentine wall to left is battered at the base, with slatestone rubble string course and embattled parapet, about 3 metres high annd diminishing in height to left. The wall to right is similar, about 4 metres high; the terminal tower is of square plan with slatestone string course and embattled parapet. Each rear wing is single storey, rendered at the inner side, with string course and embattled parapet. Each side has two 2-light 12-pane casements with segmental arches. Interior: Not inspected. Sources: Summerson, J.: The Life and Work of John Nash, Architect. 1980.

Listing NGR: SW9745541429

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Summerson, J, The Life and Work of John Nash, (1980)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly,

National Grid Reference: SW9745541429


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