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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

A Grade II Listed Building in Mabe, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66482

Location: Mabe, Cornwall, TR10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mabe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mabe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text



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
GV II


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
probably C18.
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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