Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140576

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1987



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sheviock

National Grid Reference: SX 36975 55147


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2/308 Orchard Cottage


House. Mid C17, with alterations of late C17/early C18; altered as 2 cottages probably in early C19, some C20 alterations. Mixed slatestone and sandstone rubble, partly rendered. Slate roof, C20 brick gable end stack to left and, rubble rear lateral stack to hall and rendered rear lateral stack to lower end to right. 3-room and through passage plan, with lower end to right, formerly at lower ground level, heated by rear lateral stack. Hall and inner room to left, hall heated by rear lateral stack and inner room by gable end stack. There was a stair to the rear right of the inner room; when the house was altered as 2 units, the rear door of the through passage was blocked and a stair inserted to the rear of the passage. Probably in the late C17/early C18, outshuts were built to the rear of the hall and inner room and to the rear of the lower end stack. 2-storeys, ground floor has 3-light casement with timber lintel to left, 4-light casement with timber lintel lighting hall, C20 door with pitched slate hood and 4- light casement with timber lintel to right. At first floor, 4 small gables, each with 3-light casement; 2nd bay from each end has a raking dormer with 2-light casement. Slate string course over lintels of ground floor windows at upper end to left. Left gable end has external rubble stack with brick chimney, glazed door to right and straight joint to rear outshut. Doors and windows of C20. Right end rendered, with hipped roof. Rear has single storey outshut to rear of hall and inner room with door and 2 C20 windows. The hall stack is in rubble with string course and shaped top, 2nd outshut built to rear of stack, also single storey; gabled dormer to right of stack with C20 2-light casement. Lower end has external stack, rendered, with shaped top, to right a small lean-to and C20 2-light casement, gabled dormer with C20 window. Interior Curved recess in rear wall of inner room, the site of the original stair. Replaced ceiling beams of C20. Hall has granite fireplace to rear lateral stack, with flat head, chamfered lintel and jambs, cloam oven to rear left with clay door with handle. The lower end fireplace has oven recess remaining. Roof partially visible, principal rafters boxed in at first floor level. The principals are crossed at the apex, with diagonal-set ridge purlin, one row of purlins morticed to the outer side of the principals; lower row of purlins also boxed in. Said to have been used as almshouses.

Listing NGR: SX3697855143


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Legacy System number: 61960

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