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Latitude: 50.1402 / 50°8'24"N
Longitude: -5.1463 / 5°8'46"W
OS Eastings: 175276
OS Northings: 31421
OS Grid: SW752314
Mapcode National: GBR Z8.W79B
Mapcode Global: FRA 083N.2XD
Entry Name: Garden Walls, Gate Piers and Gates Surrounding Garden Immediately West of Helland Farmhouse and Including a Goose House Built into the South Wall at Approximately 17 Metres from the House
Listing Date: 24 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158744
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66482
Location: Mabe, Cornwall, TR10
Civil Parish: Mabe
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Mabe
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 73 SE MABE
3/67 Garden walls gate-piers and gates
- (surrounding garden immediately
west of Helland Farmhouse and
including a goose house built into
the south wall at approximately 17
metres from the house
Garden walls surrounding garden which is an ancient burial ground, including gate-
piers, gates and a goose house or possibly a dog's kennel built in the south wall.
The garden mound is pre-Conquest; the walls are C18 or C19; the goose house is
Walls are coursed rubble and earth retaining walls, gate-piers are dressed granite
monoliths. C19 wrought-iron gates.
Irregular shaped mound which is an ancient burial ground remodelled as the garden in
front of Helland Farmhouse qv. Built into the bank in the south side is an oval-on-
plan probable goose house with domed corbelled roof.
Walls have several courses of horizontally-bedded rubble surmounted by several
courses of vertically-set rubble. Goose house doorway has 2 granite jambstones
spanned by a granite lintel. Square-on-plan monolithic granite gate-piers have
round-headed sides. There is a semi-circular-on-plan round-headed corbelled niche
set into the north garden wall. Preserved in the garden are several ancient granite
fragments including a small font or holy water stoup.
Listing NGR: SW7527631421
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