2 Cottages And Stable Adjoining To South West Of Limehead Cottage

13 Oct 1999
2 Cottages And Stable Adjoining To South West Of Limehead Cottage, St Breward, North Cornwall, Cornwall, PL30 4LS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST BREWARD ST BREWARD SX 07 NE 5/217 2 cottages and stable adjoin- - ing to south west of Limehead - Cottage II

Two cottages and adjoining stables. Circa mid to late C18, the stables added possibly in early to mid C19. Granite rubble with large quoins. Rag slate roof with gable ends.

Slightly higher roof to range on left. Internal stone rubble end stacks, the right hand stack rebuilt to serve adjoining property. Plan: left hand cottage probably slightly earlier; of probably 1 room plan; the entrance near the centre gives access directly into the ground floor room which is heated by an end stack on left. Circa mid C19 stair on right, possibly in position of earlier stair or ladder. The right hand cottage is also of 1 room plan with entrance on left, probably directly into the ground floor room, heated by the end stack on right. Circa early C19 stair on right hand gable end to rear of fire- place. Entrance porches probably added in late C18 or early C19. In circa early to mid C19 a small outbuilding was added on the left hand gable end of the earlier left hand cottage. This was probably a stable, later used as a killing house. Exterior: Cottages of 2 storeys with asymmetrical 1:1 window front onto road. Porches of stone rubble with lean-to slate roofs near centre. C19 doors. 2 centre hung 2-light casements on first floor. Stable to left with plank doors. Rear elevation with C19 2-light casements in original openings. Interior: Particular unaltered and unspoilt. The left hand cottage has a Cornish range, manufactured in Wadebridge and a circa mid C19 stair with complete partitioning. The right hand cottage has a circa early C19 stair and the fireplace has been partly altered to accommodate a flue from the adjoining house. Both cottages have slight possibly C19 ceiling beams and roof structures with principals halved, lapped and pegged at the apices. The collars appear to have been raised. Particularly unaltered cottages of 1-room plan.

Listing NGR: SX0947076316


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0314 IOE Records taken by John A Busbridge; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John A. Busbridge. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Busbridge, John A.

Rights Holder: Busbridge, John A.


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