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Latitude: 50.1159 / 50°6'57"N
Longitude: -5.3789 / 5°22'43"W
OS Eastings: 158543
OS Northings: 29452
OS Grid: SW585294
Mapcode National: GBR FX3C.LZN
Mapcode Global: VH131.QB8Z
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142201
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65906
Location: Germoe, Cornwall, TR20
Civil Parish: Germoe
Built-Up Area: Germoe
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Germoe
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 52 NE GERMOE CHURCHTOWN, Germoe
6/227 The Cottage
Small house. Circa early C18. Granite rubble with partly dressed granite moorstone
quoins, jambstones and lintels; slate sills. Asbestos slate roof (originally
thatched) with granite chimneys over the gable ends; the right hand chimney
heightened with brick.
2 room plan with wider hall/kitchen left, parlour right, with lobby and straight
flight stair between. Extended with lean-to at the rear in the C19, now replaced
with new lean-to (1986). The kitchen has a large fireplace with bread oven and
fringle, the parlour has a C19 stone fireplace built in front of the original parlour
fireplace. There is a blocked doorway in the front wall near the kitchen fireplace,
possibly this house was a village bakehouse.
2 storeys. Slightly irregular 3 window west front with doorway and window over
slightly right of middle. The ground floor left hand window is near the doorway and
farther to the left is a blocked doorway. Circa early C20 glazed porch in front of
the main doorway. C20 door. The windows are 6-pane horned sashes, copies of
replaced circa late C19 sashes.
Interior has most carpentry and joinery replaced in 1986 but some C19 beams retained.
The kitchen fireplace opening is spanned by a thick oak lintel.
Listing NGR: SW5854329455
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