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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: 1143549



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Teath

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68606

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ST TEATH KNIGHTSMILL SX 08 SE 4/166 The Cottage - II

House. Circa mid C17 to early C18. Rendered cob on slate rubble footings. Rag slate roof with gabled end on left and hipped end on right. Lower corrugated asbestos roof to single storey outshot on left and slate roof to lean-to outshot on right. Large stone rubble stack on left hand gable end. Plan: The house is build along a steep slope and faces south. Two room plan with entrance probably originally to right of centre, leading directly into large hall kitchen heated by gable end stack. Smaller unheated room to right partitioned probably with timber screen. Extended in circa mid C18 with outshot extension on left hand gable end and lean-to outshot added on right hand end in circa C19. The entrance was moved to the right possibly also in the C19. In circa mid C20 the internal partition was removed to form one large room and the front wall of the extension to left was rebuilt. Exterior : Two storeys. Ground slopes down to right and the extension to the left is built into the bank. C20 2-light casement to left, C20 part glazed door to right and C20 2-light casement on first floor. Rear elevation with C20 2-light and 3-light casement and 4-pane casement to outshot extension. Interior: Circa C19 stair with square newel and stick balusters and circa C19 ceiling beams. C20 fireplace built in front of earlier fireplace which has a timber lintel. The site of the original stair may have been to the side of the fireplace. Roof not fully accessible but the purlins are deeply trenched.

Listing NGR: SX0707380619

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National Grid Reference: SX0707380619


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