The following is based on a
listed-building description that was last updated on 3 February 19861.
Zimapan House, Gwennap, Carrick,
History: former mine office, now private
Build date: early-to-mid-19th
T-shaped single-storey, single-depth
Large, south-facing front room (left of
entrance hall), with 3 smaller rooms to the right
Wide, central, south-facing entrance
Wide, flat-roofed entrance porch located
between 2nd and 3rd main sash windows
Five original, 12-pane, hornless sash
Original six-panel door with 5-pane
overlight, flanked by tall, narrow sidelights between pilaster-like
Further windows with glazing bars to porch
sides, all surmounted by fasçia with moulded cornice
Two-storey 'service wing' under some eaves
level at rear, north of entrance hall
Wide eaves to south-facing
Lean to built on at end of north-facing
Brick chimneys over rear wall and on wall
of east wing
Interior is little altered and still has
its original doors and architraves
ceilings with moulded cornices to the front rooms
Main (front, south-facing) room has
trailing vine band
3 rooms have egg-&-dart
Some fireplace surrounds have
1. The above text, which can be found on the 'Images for England'
website, has been restructured for this website, but has not been changed.
2. GV: group value.
3. The central door does not appear in any of the 1928 photographs. It
may therefore be safely concluded that the door in the entrance porch in the 2006 photo is not
an 'original feature'.