General history: Gentlemen's seats

Magna Britannia: Volume 3, Cornwall. Originally published by T Cadell and W Davies, London, 1814.

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'General history: Gentlemen's seats', in Magna Britannia: Volume 3, Cornwall, (London, 1814) pp. clxxv-clxxix. British History Online [accessed 24 April 2024]

Gentlemen's Seats.

Names of the Seats. Parishes. Owners or Occupiers.
East Anthony Rt. Hon. Reginald Pole Carew, M. P.
Behan-Park Veryan Rev. Jeremiah Trist.
Bodmin Priory W. R. Gilbert, Esq.
Bodrean St. Clement's Henry Prynn Andrew, Esq.
Bonithon Cury Thomas Hartley, Esq.
Bosahan Anthony in Meneage Thomas Grylls, Esq.
Bosdarne Bodmin Wm. Flamank, D. D.
Bray Morval Philip Wynhall Mayow, Esq.
Budock Vean Mawnan Late Pender, Esq.
Burell St. Stephen's, Saltash Arthur Burell, Esq.
St. Cadic St. Veep Richard Wymond, Esq.
Carhayes St. Michael, Carhayes J. T. P. B. Trevanion, Esq.
Carnanton Mawgan in Pyder James Willyams, Esq.
Carrines Cubert Richard Hosken, Esq.
Carwithenak Constantine Peter Hill, Esq.
Castle-Horneck Maddern John Borlase, Esq.
Catchfrench St. Germans Francis Glanville, Esq.
Chapel-House Morwinstow Mr. Thomas Trood.
Chiverton Perran-Zabuloe John Thomas, Esq.
Coldrinnick St. Germans Late Edward Trelawney, Esq. (His son and heir now an infant.)
Collon St. Veep Mr. Simon Irving.
Colquite St. Mabyn Deeble Peter, Esq.
Crigmurrion Filley John Penhallow Peters, Esq.
Croan Egloshayle Rev. H. H. Tremayne.
Crugsillack Veryan John Kempe, Esq.
Duporth St. Austell Charles Rashleigh, Esq.
Eastaway Morwinstow Mr. James Martin.
Efford Stratton Wrey J'Ans, Esq.
Ellenglaze Cubert Joseph Hosken, Esq.
Ennis St. Erme Samuel Jagoe, Esq.
Enys Gluvias Francis Enys, Esq.
Ethy St. Winnow Occupied by Commodore Penrose, R.N. (The property of Lord Mount-Edgcumbe.)
Garlinnick Creed Rev. George Moore.
Glynn Cardinham E. J. Glynn, Esq.
Gunvenna Egloshayle Mr. Edward Fox.
Harlyn St. Merryn Henry Peter, Esq.
Harwood Calstock Walter Roberts, Esq.
Hatt Botesfleming Rev. Charles Tucker.
Heligan St. Ewe Rev. H. H. Tremayne
Hellanclase Cubert Joseph Hosken, Esq.
Hengar St. Tudy Mathew Michell, Esq.
Hexworthy Lawhitton Edmund Prideaux, Esq.
Ince-Castle St. Stephen's, Saltash Edward Smith, Esq.
Kelliow Kea The property of Robert Lovell Gwatkin, Esq. (Unoccupied.)
Killiganoon St. Feock Admiral Spry.
Kilmarth Tywardreth The property of William Rashleigh, Esq. M. P. (Unoccupied.)
Kirland Bodmin James Kempthorne, Esq.
Kenegie Gulvall A seat of the Harrises, in the occupation of Rose Price, Esq.
Lanarth St. Keverne Lieut.-Colonel William Sandys.
Lancarffe Bodmin Captain Wm. Hext, R. N.
Langford-Hill Marham Church Mrs. J. C. Wollacombe.
Lanhydrock Hon. Mrs. Agar.
Larrigon Maddern Thomas Pascoe, Esq.
Launcels Mr. Joseph Hawkey.
Lavethan Blissland Lieut.-Gen. Morshead.
Menabilly Tywardreth William Rashleigh, Esq. M.P.
Meer Poughill Richard Braddon, Esq.
Morvall John Buller, Esq.
Moditonham Botesfleming Charles Carpenter, Esq.
Nansalvern Maddern John Scobell, Esq.
Nanshutal St. Just in Roseland Mrs. Cumming.
Nansloe Wendron Rev. William Robinson.
Newcot Bridgrule John Braddon, Esq.
Newton-Park St. Mellion Weston Helyar, Esq.
Pelyn Lanlivery Rev. Nicholas Kendall.
Pendarves Camborne Edward W. Stackhouse, Esq.
Pengreep Gwennap Joseph Beauchamp, Esq.
Penkalenick St. Clement's John Vivian, Esq.
Pennare St. Clement's Late Admiral Reynold's.
Penquite St. Sampson's Thomas Graham, Esq.
Penrice St. Austell Joseph Sawle Graves, a minor.
Penrose Sithney John Rogers, Esq.
Pentillie-Castle Pillaton John Tillie Coryton, Esq.
Penwarne Mawnan Stephen Usticke, Esq.
Percothen St. Merryn Samuel Peter, Esq.
Place Anthony in Meneage Admiral Spry.
Fowey J. T. Austen, Esq.
Padstow Rev. Charles Prideaux Brune.
Pollevillan John Lemon, Esq. M.P.
Poltair Maddern George Scobell, D. D.
Polwhele St. Clement's Rev. Richard Polwhele.
Prideaux Luxulion J.C. Rashleigh, Esq.
Restormel Lanlivery John Hext, Esq. (Lessee under the Earl of MountEdgcumbe.)
Rosecadgwell Maddern John Tremenhere, Esq.
Rosehill Maddern Richard Oxnam, Esq.
Roskrow Gluvias Mr. R. W. Fox, (As lessee under Lord de Dunstanville.)
Rosemundy St. Agnes John James, Esq.
Roseteage Gerrans Henry Harris, Esq.
Rosewarne Camborne William Harris, Esq.
Sandhill Calstock The property of the Rev. John Russell. (Unoccupied.)
Scorrier-House Gwennap John Williams, Esq.
Skisdon St. Kew Henry Braddon, Esq.
Stoketon St. Stephen's, Saltash Hon. Admiral de Courcy.
Treator Padstow Mr. Charles Peter.
Trebarfoot Poundstock Rev. Charles Dayman.
Trebartha-Hall Northill Francis Hearle Rodd, Esq.
Trebray Tintagel Mr. John Bray.
Trebursey South-Petherwin Hon. Wm. Eliot.
Tredethy St. Mabyn Francis John Hext, Esq.
Tredidon St. Thomas, near Launceston G. F. C. Browne, Esq.
Tredudwell Lantegloss by Fowey Elford Eveleigh, Esq.
Tredrea St. Erth Rev. Edward Giddy.
Tregarrick St. Kew Lately built by Abraham Hambly, Esq.
Tregeare Laneast Representatives of the late Mrs. Baron.
Tregembo St. Hilary Rev. Humphrey Willyams.
Tregenna Castle St. Ives Samuel Stephens, Esq.
Treglith Treneglos William Braddon, Esq.
Tregolls St. Clement's The property of Admiral Spry. (Occupied by Rear-Admiral William Luke.)
Tregrehan St. Blazey Thomas Carlyon, Esq.
Trehane Probus William Stackhouse, Esq.
Trekenning St. Columb-Major Francis Paynter, Esq.
Trelask Lewannick Samuel Archer, Esq.
Trelil Wendron William Harris, Esq.
Trelisick St. Feock Ralph Allen Daniel, Esq
Treluggan St. Erney Francis Dogherty, Esq.
Trematon-Castle St. Stephen's, near Saltash Benjamin Tucker, Esq.
Tremeer St. Tudy Mrs. Read.
Trenarran St. Austell Thomas Hext, Esq.
Trenarth Constantine Executors of Mr. T. Nicholas. (Lately occupied by Lovell Todd, Esq.)
Treneere Maddern Rev. Anthony Williams.
Trengoffe Warleggan Edward Angove, Esq.
Trenithick Wendron The property of Peter Hill, Esq. (Occupied by the Rev. Tho. Wills.)
Treore Endellion Abraham Hambly, Esq.
Trereife Maddern W.J.G. Nicholls, Esq.
Tresilian Newlyn — Bennet, a minor.
Tretheage Stithians Mrs. Curgenven.
Trevarner Egloshayle Mrs. Clements.
Trevarrick St. Austell Henry Lakes, Esq.
Trevarnoe Sithney Christopher Wallis, Esq.
Trevenen Gorrans William Slade Gully, Esq.
Treverry St. Martin in Meneage The property of Samuel Pellew, Esq. (Occupied by Jonathan Passingham, Esq.)
Trevethoe Lelant William Praed, Esq.
Treviles Ruan-Lanihorne Rear-Admiral William Luke.
Trevine St. Minver John Tickell, Esq.
Trerithick Alternon William Newcombe, Esq.
Trewardale Blisland Mrs. Collins.
Trewardreva Constantine Charles Scott, Esq.
Trewarthenick Cornelly Fras. Gregor, Esq.
Trewiddle St. Austell Occupied by Fr. Polkinhorne, Esq.
Trewinee Gerrans Richard Johns, Esq.
Trewithian Gerrans Matthew Garland Cregoe, Esq.
Treworgy St. Clere Mrs. Arminel Inch.
Trewornan St. Minver Rev. Darell Stephens.
Truan St. Columb-Major Richard Vyvyan, Esq.
Truthan St. Erme Mr. John Roberts.
Vacye Tamerton George Call, Esq.
Westcot St. Dominiok William Pode, Esq.
Whitstone-House Wrey J'Ans, Esq.

Amongst the seats of ancient gentry, of which no traces remain, may be reckoned Bynamy, the seat of the Blanchminsters, and afterwards of the Coleshills; Tremoderet, of the Coleshills; Trembleith, the original seat of the Arundells; Bodrugan, of the Bodrugans, and afterwards of the Edgcumbes; Carminow and Fentongollan, of the Carminows; Reskymer, of the Reskymers; Killegrew, of the Killegrews; and Tredinnick, of the Tredinnecks. Tonkin speaks of the last-mentioned, which has been wholly taken down more than forty years ago, as having had a magnificent Gothic hall.

Among those which remain, either wholly or in part, in a dilapidated state, and for the most part occupied as farm-houses, are, Rialton, formerly a seat of the Priors of Bodmin, afterwards of the Mundays; Golden, of the Tregians; Clifton, of a branch of the Arundells; Halwyn, of the Champernowns; Crocadon, of the Trevisas, and afterwards (till within a few years) of the Corytons; Pengersick, of the Millitons; Bochym, of the Bochyms and Bellots: Benhellack, of the Gerveys family; Shillingham, of the Bullers; Trecarrrell, of the Trecarrells; Trevedoc, of the Beres; Poole, of the Trelawneys (now the parish-workhouse of Menheniot); Tresunger, of the Vyvyans and Matthews; Treworgan, of the Trencreeks and Polwheles; Penhele, of the Grenvilles and Speccots; and Nanswidden, a more modern mansion, reduced by fire to a shell, the seat of the Hoblyns.