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Higher Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Gennys, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7216 / 50°43'17"N

Longitude: -4.6242 / 4°37'26"W

OS Eastings: 214867

OS Northings: 94610

OS Grid: SX148946

Mapcode National: GBR N7.3S1V

Mapcode Global: FRA 1765.GBT

Entry Name: Higher Hill

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67224

Location: St. Gennys, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Gennys

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gennys

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST GENNYS CRACKINGTON HAVEN
SX 19 SW
9/40 Higher Hill

II

House, formerly farmhouse. C17, remodelled C18 with C20 additions at rear.
Rendered slatestone and cob, slate roof laid in diminishing courses, some renewal
of slates. Roof now entirely painted with black fibreglass. Range 1 room deep
with wide cross passage, now stair hall. 2 rooms to right of passage, 1 to left,
gable end stacks, that to left gable end projecting. Wing to rear left forming L
plan. Infill at rear of main range: buttery and study with lower floor level and
dining room at rear right, possibly converted from attached farm building. 2
storey, 3 window range with 2 porches. C20 porch into own passage, second porch
into right ground floor room enclosed with slate gabled roof. Ground floor windows
left and centre 20-pane sashes with drip ledges, ground floor right C20 casement.
Upper storey windows left and right C20 casements, centre window 20-pane sash.
Slate sills throughout. Renewed windows to rear wing. Plain C18 painted panelling
to stair hall. Right gable end fireplace with truncated fireplace beam in room
with C19 century ceiling beams. Buttery with original slate floor. Encased
principals of 9-bay roof visible upstairs; collar and rafter roof halved and face
pegged to wing.


Listing NGR: SX1486794610

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