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Carn Brea Castle

Carn Brea Castle
Carn Brea Castle Photo - Bengoeswild - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY 3.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, England.
Built: 1807-1810
Condition: Intact
Ownership / Access: John Bettesworth-Trevanion
Opening Times: The gardens and castle are open to the public from mid Feburary to mid June, seven days a week, 10:00 to 17:00 (last admission 16.00)
Price of Admission: Not Free.
Notes: A 14th-century grade II listed granite stone building which was extensively remodelled in the 18th century as a hunting lodge in the style of a castle for the Basset family. Its use as a beacon for ships was recorded in 1898 when stipulated in the lease, the tenant agreeing to show a light in the north facing window. The castle had periods of disuse and disrepair in the 1950s to 1970s, until private renovation in 1975-1980. The building was classed by English Heritage as grade II listed in 1975.

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