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Screen Wall and Lodge Cottages at Meneage Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0989 / 50°5'56"N

Longitude: -5.2712 / 5°16'16"W

OS Eastings: 166152

OS Northings: 27216

OS Grid: SW661272

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0Y4J

Mapcode Global: VH133.LS51

Entry Name: Screen Wall and Lodge Cottages at Meneage Hospital

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385542

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


631-1/5/190 (North East side)
22/05/72 Screen wall and lodge cottages at
Meneage Hospital


Screen wall and lodge cottages of former workhouse (Meneage
Hospital (qv)). 1855 date on keystone of gateway. Local
freestone ashlar front, granite ashlar piers and parapets,
other walls rubble with granite dressings; dry slate roofs,
the front roofs now bitumen grouted; ridge ventilators. 2
blocks flanking carriageway linked by entrance gateway,
left-hand block with axial wing at rear. Single storey;
3:1:3-bay screen and entrance front with pilaster piers
dividing bays. Tall narrow window opening central to each bay
with projecting key and impost block and original 4-pane
sashes; taller central bay with large moulded round-arched
doorway with moulded keyblock and imposts and entablature with
moulded cornice to parapet. Other elevations have openings
framed by monoliths; 4 original 12-pane hornless sashes to
left-hand block, also with coped gable at rear right with
central round-arched window with original tripartite sash with
spoked concentric fanlight head. INTERIOR not inspected. The
screen wall and lodge cottages form an integral part of the
overall design of the hospital group.

Listing NGR: SW6615227216

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