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HER Number:29060.01
Name:TRUTHWALL - Medieval fortified house

Summary

An application to crenellate the mansion at Truthwall was made in 1335.

Grid Reference:SW 5275 3236
Parish:Ludgvan, Penwith, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 29060.01

Monument Types

Full description

Henderson says that Ralph de Bloiou obtained a licence to crenellate his mansion at Truthwall in 1335 (this is taken from the Patent Rolls) (b1).


<1> Henderson, C, 1955-60, Ecclesiastical Antiquities of the 109 parishes of West Cornwall & Ecclesiastical History of the 4 Western Hundreds, (NS) 310 (Article in serial). SCO3499.


<2> Coulson, C, 1982, Handlist of English Royal Licenses to Crennellate 1200-1578 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3178.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO3499 - Article in serial: Henderson, C. 1955-60. Ecclesiastical Antiquities of the 109 parishes of West Cornwall & Ecclesiastical History of the 4 Western Hundreds. JRIC (NS) Vol 2 (part 3 & 4) Vol 3 (part2 &4). (NS) 310.
[2]SCO3178 - Bibliographic reference: Coulson, C. 1982. Handlist of English Royal Licenses to Crennellate 1200-1578.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

29060Part of: TRUTHWALL - Early Medieval settlement, Medieval manor, Medieval settlement (Monument)