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Priory House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodmin, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4707 / 50°28'14"N

Longitude: -4.7156 / 4°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 207388

OS Northings: 66955

OS Grid: SX073669

Mapcode National: GBR N3.MLK5

Mapcode Global: FRA 170T.8P2

Entry Name: Priory House

Listing Date: 26 March 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368044

Location: Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Bodmin

Built-Up Area: Bodmin

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bodmin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


BODMIN

SX0666 PRIORY ROAD
629-1/3/103 (South side)
26/03/49 Priory House

GV II

Country house now offices. Rebuilt 1766-1772, slightly
remodelled and extended mid C19. Local rubble with some
granite quoins and granite sills. Double-depth plan,
originally with 2 single-storey wings, the left-hand wing
heightened when house extended mid C19. 3 storeys; symmetrical
5-window front plus flanking 1-window bays with round-arched
recessed panels. Original 12-pane hornless sashes. Central
doorway with original traceried fanlight over glazed and
panelled door; Tuscan porch. Rear has most of its original
sashes. Left of the house is an excavated area of the old
priory. INTERIOR: open-well staircase with closed string,
column-over-vase turned balusters and ramped mahogany handrail
scrolled over newel; some panelled doors and window shutters
with fielded panels; some moulded ceiling cornices including
ceiling with dentils to 1st floor right; some panelled
reveals; moulded arch between entrance and stair hall on
panelled pilasters and at least 2 chimneypieces with eared
architraves. Probably mid C19: panelling and moulded
architraves to right-hand wing. Dated from engraving of house.


Listing NGR: SX0738866955

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