SX1251 : Place, Place Road, Fowey

taken 16 years ago, near to Fowey, Cornwall, Great Britain

Place, Place Road, Fowey
Place, Place Road, Fowey
Originally built in 1260, when it was owned by the Boniface family (lords of the manor). Acquired by the Treffrey family by marriage in 1326. Rebuilt in the 15C. Additions by Joseph T Treffrey, an energetic industrial developer, between 1813 and 1845 leave little of the old house untouched, and include a tall 19C granite tower. There is an early 16C bay window, of two stories, in the courtyard. The Porphyry Hall of 1841-3, above the library, is a showpiece. The house is still (1970) occupied by the family and is not open to the public.
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SX1251, 305 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 March, 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 January, 2008
Category
House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 125 517 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.1188N 4:38.1648W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 125 517
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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