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Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2234 / 50°13'24"N

Longitude: -5.1466 / 5°8'47"W

OS Eastings: 175646

OS Northings: 40666

OS Grid: SW756406

Mapcode National: GBR Z8.Q16V

Mapcode Global: FRA 083F.NRC

Entry Name: Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63243

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

GWENNAP HIGHER CUSGARNE
SW 74 SE
5/143 Thatched Cottage
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GV II
House with adjoining cottage possibly originally 1 house. C18 or earlier. Painted
stone rubble and cob mostly rendered to front (south). Wheat-reed thatched roofs
with brick chimney over gable end left (west) and half-round-on-plan external
chimney breast to right gable end.
Originally possibly 3-room through passage plan but remodelled as (or may always have
been) 2-room house with central passage and single-cell cottage to right (east). To
rear middle is shallow but wide external projection under thatched outshut containing
stairs. Now L-shaped overall with C20 1-room 2-storey thatch roofed extension to
front of cottage.
2 storeys. House has nearly symmetrical south front with C20 12-pane 2-light
casements. Nearly central door with C20 glazed door and thatched hood with small
single-light casement inserted C20 over and to right.
Cottage has C20 wing to original front (south) but has 1-window rear with doorway to
right of windows. Stair turret to right of doorway has 2 small window openings with
C20 casements.
Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW7564640666

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