JEFFERY'S COTTAGE AND THE FLAT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1137602

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: JEFFERY'S COTTAGE AND THE FLAT

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Location

Statutory Address: JEFFERY'S COTTAGE AND THE FLAT

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Buryan

National Grid Reference: SW 40251 22753

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History

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Details

ST BURYAN PENBERTH COVE SW 42 SW 8/113 Jeffery's Cottage and The Flat - GV II House and adjoining former fishermen's cellars and stores. C18 or possibly older heightened circa early C19. Walls incorporate some reused C17 masonry. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Grouted scantle slate roof with dressed granite chimney over left-hand gable end; brick chimneys over the other gable end and over the party wall. Plan: Long rectangular plan. Original 2-room-plan house on the left, later wider fish cellars and net-basking cellars with loft, on the right. Eaves of both parts were heightened probably circa early C19. Exterior: 2 storeys. Overall 6-window south-west front. Original 2-window front house on the left with approximately central doorway. Circa late-C19 or C20 ledged door and 4-pane sashes in C18 openings. Later building, on the right, has original doorways at left and right (now fitted with window) central ground floor window with reused C17 2-light head of mullioned window and large buttress on its left. Old ledged door to left-hand doorway, otherwise C20 door and windows. Old photograph of the house (copy in possession of occupier) shows the house lime-washed on the front wall around the door and ground floor windows forming a rectangular panel. This was once a traditional treatment particularly in fishing villages. Interior: House has unspoiled interior with C19 carpentry and joinery details. Left-hand fish cellar has cobbled floor with runnels leading to underground wooden vat for collecting oil pressed from pilchards. There are holes for beam ends at about 1 metre from the floor in the rear wall.

Listing NGR: SW4025222753

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Legacy System number: 69667

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