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Kennal Vale House and Adjoining Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponsanooth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1954 / 50°11'43"N

Longitude: -5.1505 / 5°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 175239

OS Northings: 37574

OS Grid: SW752375

Mapcode National: GBR Z8.RS6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 083H.TGJ

Entry Name: Kennal Vale House and Adjoining Garden Walls

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Last Amended: 11 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66256

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Built-Up Area: Ponsanooth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

In the entry for Item 3/270 the following amendment should be made:-

SW 73 NE STITHIANS KENNAL VALE, Ponsanooth

3/270 Kennall Vale House
and adjoining garden wall

GV II


House, possibly former account house for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works. Circa
early C19 built in at least 3 phases. Some coursed dressed granite, otherwise
granite rubble with granite dressings. Shallow brick arches over the openings.
Concrete tile hipped roofs. Rendered brick axial chimneys towards rear.
Plan: Deep plan built in several phases. There are 2 rooms at the entrance front
with entrance hall leading to stair hall between. Right-hand room is wider. The
rear of the house has dressed granite (almost ashlar) walls and is probably the
original house which was later extended at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Largely unaltered regular elevations with some hornless
sashes. Nearly symmetrical short 5-window east front with doorway and window over
slightly left of centre; C19 6-panel door with overlight, C20 doorcase with
pediment. North front is 1+3 windows, mainly 16-pane sashes, but at left end a
C20 20-pane sash at each level, to left of straight joint in masonry. Far right
a small arched casement at low level. Slightly set back from facade at right end
a section of battlemented wall which runs across to the solid rock face. Vest
front has 16-pane sash at upper level. South, or garden front has 4 windows,
some with original 16-pane sashes: bay 3 at ground floor has late C20 bow window
with 18-pane sash, taken to floor level, and immediately right a C20 glazed
conservatory, approached through C20 glazed door.
Interior: partly inspected:, some enriched cornices, middle room on north front
has deep recess to elliptical arch at east end, and 2 arched recesses to opposite
end, panelled shutters to ground floor rooms, stick stair.

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SW 73 NE STITHIANS KENNAL VALE, Ponsanooth

3/270 Kennal Vale House adjoining garden
- walls

GV II


House, possibly former account house for the Kennal Vale Gunpowder Works. Circa
early C19 built in at least 3 phases. Some coursed dressed granite, otherwise
granite rubble with granite dressings. Shallow brick arches over the openings.
Concrete tile hipped roofs. Rendered brick axial chimneys towards rear.
Plan: Deep plan built in several phases. There are 2 rooms at the entrance front
with entrance hall leading to stair hall between. Right-hand room is wider.
Interior not inspected so arrangement of other rooms uncertain. The rear of the
house has dressed granite (almost ashlar) walls and is probably the original house
which was later extended at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Largely unaltered regular elevations with original hornless
sashes with glazing bars in the original openings. Nearly symmetrical 3 window east
front with doorway and window over slightly left of middle. C19 6-panel door with
overlight. C20 doorcase with triangular pediment.
Side walls show evidence of C19 extension of the house. Left-hand 4 window garden
front has C20 bow window right of middle. Right-hand 4 window garden front has C20
openings at far left with horned sashes. Rear wall has original sashes including a
round-headed stair sash.
Interior not inspected.
Adjoining the rear of the house is a high rubble screen wall with brick battlements.


Listing NGR: SW7523937573

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