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Trist House (also known as Veryan Vicarage)

Visitor Facilities

Cream teas, disabled access to most parts of the garden, plants for sale
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

For opening details see


Veryan is four miles south of Tregony, off the A3078 from Tregony to St Mawes. Trist House is close to the centre of the village, just past the Roseland Stores on the road to Portloe on the right hand side.


Graham and Brenda Salmon

Trist House, Veryan, Truro, TR2 5QA
Features & Designations


  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Grade: II


  • Belt
  • Description: A belt of trees exists along former eastern boundary continuing to south.
  • Clump
  • Description: Clumps of trees within garden
  • Lawn
  • Description: Formal lawns adjacent to house; less formal grassed areas to south
  • Orchard
  • Description: Remains of orchard planted during war on western edge of main lawn
  • Rockery
  • Description: Extensive rockeries in Victorian 'heaped' style along western edge down to pond margins
  • Shrubbery
  • Description: Mainly laurel understorey to tree areas
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Fine beeches at edge of terrace
  • Courtyard
  • Description: Paved with beach pebbles and some stone slabs, large magnolia on house wall
  • Gatehouse
  • Description: Stone lodge at entrance incorporating Gothic stone windows mainly taken from St Nun's church Grampound in 19th century
  • Grotto
  • Description: Possible remains of groto amongst rock area on western edge
  • Ruin
  • Description: Artificial ruin, much overgrown, to north of house
  • Balustrade
  • Description: Terrace walls of random stone with granite copings
  • Sculpture
  • Description: Stone lion on top of courtyard wall
Key Information




Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Detached House





Open to the public


Electoral Ward




  • Trish Gibson