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Bath House and Well Head East of Penrose Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0864 / 50°5'11"N

Longitude: -5.2981 / 5°17'53"W

OS Eastings: 164169

OS Northings: 25915

OS Grid: SW641259

Mapcode National: GBR FX9G.1YJ

Mapcode Global: VH139.33Y2

Entry Name: Bath House and Well Head East of Penrose Manor House

Listing Date: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385336

Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Porthleven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Porthleven

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


HELSTON

SW62NW PENROSE HILL
631-1/1/206 Bath house and well head east of
Penrose Manor House

GV II

Bath house. 1840. For John Rogers. Incised render with
pebbledash, granite dressings including ashlar plinth, copings
with moulded kneelers, window and door dressings; dry slate
roof with rear gable stack with octagonal pot. Single-cell
plan with sunken bath on right; Tudor Gothic style. Front end
has central 4-centred arched doorway with C20 copy 3-panel
studded door; slit window over doorway. 2-light mullioned
window to centre of each side wall, all windows with square
hoodmoulds. INTERIOR: incised plastered walls; red quarry
tiles, scissor trusses with bowtell-moulded purlins; 4-centred
arched cast-iron grate; Elvan steps down to slate-lined bath.
Subsidiary features: rounded well head at rear with rubble
wall and slate cap.
(Squires S: Penrose Historic Survey: National Trust: 1986-).


Listing NGR: SW6416925915

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