Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140863

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: CLIFF COTTAGE


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Statutory Address: CLIFF COTTAGE

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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Kea

National Grid Reference: SW 83775 40654


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2/145 Cliff Cottage


Small house. Circa early C19. Slatestone rubble with granite quoins and brick arches with projecting keystones. Slurried scantle slate roof swept lower to rear over continuous integral outshut. Brick chimneys over gable ends and lateral chimney over middle of rear wall. 2-room central stair plan plus 2 integral service rooms to rear. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south west front with central doorway and 4-panel door with top panels later glazed. Shallow arches over openings. Original 16-pane hornless sashes, except 2 replacement copies to left. Interior not inspected but said to be little altered. One of a group of 4 similar houses built on a 3 life lease system, and still occupied (1985) by a member of the same family. 'Under such leases a piece of waste ground could be obtained at a nominal rent, and on it the lessee would proceed to erect a house with the understanding that at the death of the longest lived of three selected persons, the ground, together with all the buildings, and improvements should revert to the original owner. Leases could sometimes be renewed on payment of a fine'. Source CORNISH HOMES AND CUSTOMS by A.K. Hamilton Jenkin. An unspoilt house in an harmonious architectural group and overlooking a beautiful and unspoilt stretch of Cowlands Creek.

Listing NGR: SW8377540654


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Books and journals
Hamilton Jenkin, A K, Cornish Homes and Customs

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