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School House Above 40 Metres South West of Carnanton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4427 / 50°26'33"N

Longitude: -4.9904 / 4°59'25"W

OS Eastings: 187766

OS Northings: 64594

OS Grid: SW877645

Mapcode National: GBR ZK.J6C0

Mapcode Global: FRA 07FW.HLW

Entry Name: School House Above 40 Metres South West of Carnanton House

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71066

Location: Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawgan-in-Pydar

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mawgan-in-Pydar

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

MAWGAN-IN-PYDAR
SW 86 SE
6/62 School house above 40 metres south
25.8.87 west of Carnanton House
GV II

School house. Dated 1845, using earlier C17 features and with C20 repairs.
Slatestone rubble, partly rendered, with granite dressings. Slate roof with ridge
tiles and gable ends. 2 rear lateral stacks.
Plan: 2-room plan with central entrance through a porch; originally partitioned
internally, each room heated from a rear lateral stack. The right gable end faces
the garden in front of Carnanton House and is treated in Gothic style as an
eyecatcher.
Exterior: Single storey, asymmetrical front with gabled porch; some of the ridge
tiles are hand made crested. Porch has re-used granite 4-centred arched outer
doorway; the right side has a re-used granite 2-light with 3-centred arched lights.
Inner half-glazed door. To right, two 18-pane sashes with thick glazing bars, ovolo
moulded inside and flat-faced outside, re-used from Carnanton House when the house
was re-windowed in C19, in exposed boxes, with crown glass. To left a 2-light
chamfered granite window and 16-pane horizontal sliding sash at ground floor. 2-
light 6-pane casement at upper level. Partly repaired in brick to left. The left
end is blind, partly rendered at upper level. The right gable end faces the garden
in front of Carnanton House; the gable is raised with stone coping and stone
bellcote. Large 2-light window with cusped lights and Y tracery, lattice glazing
with stained glass in the upper tracery, dated, with the initials HW for Humphrey
Willyams. The rear is blind.
Interior: The schoolroom is ceiled; the room to left has stone paving in a polygonal
pattern. In the ceiling are 2 stencilled fittings for lamps, with the original lamps
remaining. There is a gallery above the room to left, balustrade with stick
balusters.


Listing NGR: SW8776664594

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