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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1140907



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwennap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63230

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GWENNAP COMFORD SW 74 NW 6/132 The Fox and Hounds Inn - GV II Inn. Dated 1742 over doorway extended C19 and C20. Moorstone rubble with granite jambstones and lintels. Dry Delabole slate roof with original wooden modillioned eaves cornice to front. Axial brick chimney and brick chimneys over gable ends. Roof has shallow pitch to rear to incorporate first floor of later outshuts. Hipped scantle slate roof over stair wing to rear of entrance. Originally 3 room plus rear stair wing plan. Outshuts added C19 in 2 phases. C20 extension to rear wing. 2 storeys. 4-window south front of 1 window to left and symmetrical 3-window part to right with central doorway. Nowy-headed datestone over doorway with NTA (National Turnpike Association). Old 6-panel door. Windows are circa early C19 hornless tripartite sashes with glazing bars. Wide openings window over door is narrower. Ground floor left window is wider and second ground floor window, ie. to left of door, has been narrowed. Lean-to at gable end, left. Interior has original granite flags to entrance passage and original dog-leg stair. C18 adjustable iron grate, originally between hobs, resited in altered fireplace of middle room. This grate was discovered in less altered fireplace to right-hand room circa 1970. Later beamed ceilings except alternate beams to right-hand (east) room.

Listing NGR: SW7342639899

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National Grid Reference: SW 73426 39899


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