Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140271

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1985



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Morval

National Grid Reference: SX 26048 56770


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4/56 Churchtown Cottage -


House, said to have been used as blacksmiths shop and later adjoining cottage, subsequently divided into 3 cottages now 1 house. Possibly late C17 with adjoining cottage circa mid C19. Stone rubble with rendered concrete block replacing cob above ground floor of house to right. Slate roof with gable ends to cottage on left with rendered stone rubble chimney stack and brick shaft on left-hand gable end. Earlier house to right with asbestos slate roof replacing thatch with gable ends and raised eaves. Partly rebuilt projecting stone rubble front lateral chimney stack and large projecting stone rubble rear lateral chimney stack. Earlier house to right with plan altered and earlier arrangement uncertain. Large possibly hall kitchen on left heated by front lateral stack. Thick stone rubble and cob wall dividing hall kitchen from room at higher end on right. Later divided into 2 cottages possibly when mid C19 blacksmith's shop was erected in range to rear. Cottage adjoining on left of 2 room and cross passage plan with larger room on left heated by end chimney stack. 2 storeys almost symmetrical 3-window front on left with asymmetrical 4-window front on right. Cottage on left with original C19 diamond-leaded glazing bars intact on front elevation. Ground floor with C19 3-light casement on left and C19 2-light casement to right, both with dressed stone segmental relieving arches. C19 gabled open timber porch near centre with C20 glazed double door. First floor with 3 C19 gabled half-dormers with C19 2-light casements. Range to right with C20 fenestration. Ground floor with 3-light casement to left of blocked entrance, central front lateral chimney stack and C20 door to far right. First floor with 4 C20 casements, probably in original openings below raised eaves, C20 outshuts and extensions to rear. Interior Cottage on left with partitions removed to form on 1 large room with C19 ceiling beams. Range to right with several chamfered ceiling beams remaining and C20 chimney pieces. Roof timbers replaced in circa 1970s (not inspected). Owner possesses photograph of range prior to C20 alterations. Later C19 blacksmith's shop to rear range of outbuildings now converted for garage and domestic use. Included for group value with Morval Church (qv) which stands to south west below Churchtown Cottage.

Listing NGR: SX2604856770


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Legacy System number: 60714

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