Whiteford House

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Coordinates: 50°32′46″N 4°18′58″W / 50.546°N 4.316°W / 50.546; -4.316

Whiteford House
Whiteford Temple

Whiteford House was an English country house built in 1775 near Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, UK. The house was built by Sir John Call of Whiteford on his return from India.[1]

Of the 1775 house little survives. Some fragments are incorporated in the house of the agent of the home farm, i.e. a Tuscan Doric porch and some tripartite windows.[2] The main house was demolished in 1913; the stables and a garden folly survive, and the folly (called Whiteford Temple) survive, and Whiteford Temple is now owned by the Landmark Trust[3] and let as a holiday cottage. There are Coade stone plaques on the exterior of the Temple.

Every July, the grounds of Whiteford House host the Whiteford Music Festival.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Pevsner, N. (1970) Cornwall; 2nd ed., revised by E. Radcliffe. Penguin; p. 240. Pevsner (writing in 1950) notes the existence of an outbuilding divided into cottages, the stables with cupola and wings, a ghost of the layout of the grounds, a bridge and the garden temple "now a cattle byre".
  3. ^ "The Landmark Trust". Landmarktrust.org.uk. Retrieved 10 January 2015.