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Weehouse ye Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Looe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3525 / 50°21'9"N

Longitude: -4.4584 / 4°27'30"W

OS Eastings: 225203

OS Northings: 53178

OS Grid: SX252531

Mapcode National: GBR NG.W0MM

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K3.DX3

Entry Name: Weehouse ye Old Cottage

Listing Date: 17 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376465

Location: Looe, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Looe

Built-Up Area: Looe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Martin with St Nicholas, Looe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


SX2453 WEST LOOE HILL, West Looe
857-1/4/116 (North side)
17/09/73 Ye Old Cottage and Weehouse


House in row, now 2 houses. C16 or C17.
MATERIALS: painted rubble with oak lintels on left (Ye Old
Cottage); stucco on rubble to right; steep asbestos slate roof
with central rubble stack and brick end stacks plus truncated
original external rubble lateral stack.
PLAN: single-depth plan including rear stair projection left
of through passage and C18 wing at rear left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 4-window range. Left of lateral stack is
gabled 2-storey bay projection with slatehanging to 1st floor
and original squint slit window openings to ground floor of
returns. Late C19 or C20 2-light casements to Ye Old Cottage
(left) with 3-panes per light except for C20 16-pane casements
to projecting bay; planked door and window under shared lintel
left of projecting bay. Weehouse has original doorway fronting
through passage towards right and C19 4-pane hornless sash to
each floor on the right.
INTERIOR: C18 plank and muntin screen right of passage; some
original chamfered ceiling beams to Ye Old Cottage; stone
winder stair and one original truss with halved lapped and
dovetail joints to pegged collar.

Listing NGR: SX2520353178

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