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Latitude: 50.5933 / 50°35'36"N
Longitude: -4.7271 / 4°43'37"W
OS Eastings: 207073
OS Northings: 80619
OS Grid: SX070806
Mapcode National: GBR N2.CX68
Mapcode Global: FRA 07ZH.Q5N
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 13 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1143549
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68606
Location: St. Teath, Cornwall, PL30
Civil Parish: St. Teath
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Teath
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST TEATH KNIGHTSMILL
SX 08 SE
4/166 The Cottage
House. Circa mid C17 to early C18. Rendered cob on slate rubble footings. Rag
slate roof with gabled end on left and hipped end on right. Lower corrugated
asbestos roof to single storey outshot on left and slate roof to lean-to outshot on
right. Large stone rubble stack on left hand gable end.
Plan: The house is build along a steep slope and faces south.
Two room plan with entrance probably originally to right of centre, leading directly
into large hall kitchen heated by gable end stack. Smaller unheated room to right
partitioned probably with timber screen. Extended in circa mid C18 with outshot
extension on left hand gable end and lean-to outshot added on right hand end in circa
C19. The entrance was moved to the right possibly also in the C19. In circa mid C20
the internal partition was removed to form one large room and the front wall of the
extension to left was rebuilt.
Exterior : Two storeys. Ground slopes down to right and the extension to the left is
built into the bank. C20 2-light casement to left, C20 part glazed door to right and
C20 2-light casement on first floor. Rear elevation with C20 2-light and 3-light
casement and 4-pane casement to outshot extension.
Interior: Circa C19 stair with square newel and stick balusters and circa C19
ceiling beams. C20 fireplace built in front of earlier fireplace which has a timber
The site of the original stair may have been to the side of the fireplace. Roof not
fully accessible but the purlins are deeply trenched.
Listing NGR: SX0707380619
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