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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.

Name: OAK

List entry Number: 1142425



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67278

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House, one time used as Royal Oak public house. Circa late C16/early C17 core, C19 additions and alterations, C20 roof and changes to floor levels. Colourwashed cob on stone plinth, colourwashed stone lateral front stack with freestone chimney, brick chimney to left lower gable end, left gable end rebuilt in brick and slate hung in C20. Asbestos slate roof, formerly thatched. Corrugated iron roof to rear right outshut. 2 room cross passage plan with off-centre entrance into passage, now stair hall. Hall (former bar) to right of passage, kitchen (former so-called cellar) on ground floor to left of passage. There may have been an inner room to right which is now not present. Rear outshut: rear right former public house snug, truncated stack to snug fireplace on right gable end wall. 2 storey, 2 window front, front right projects forward slightly, possibly extended forward to front plane of formerly projecting lateral stack. Ground floor window left 2 light casement with glazing bars; ground floor window to right of stack, 3-light casement with glazing bars. First floor window left, 2-light casement with glazing bars; first floor window to left of stack 3-light casement with glazing bars, formerly 2- light. Interior: massive fireplace to former bar retains one granite jamb, fireplace beam replaced by metal girder. Stout, roughly-hewn ceiling beams, some with runout stops, some with straight cut stops. Oak benches on brackets fixed to 2 walls. 3 plank oak door with strap hinges and gudgeon-hook, similar door into ground floor room left which retains unhewn axial ceiling beam reset in C20.

Listing NGR: SX2642198540

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National Grid Reference: SX2642198540


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