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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: 1143806



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sennen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 69892

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SENNEN SENNEN COVE SW 32 NE 4/355 Capstan Cottage - GV II House and adjoining cottage (possibly a former fisherman's store. C18 mostly painted granite rubble walls with granite dressings. Wheat reed thatched roof over house, grouted scantle slate roof over front of cottage, asbestos slate at rear. Brick chimneys over left-hand gable end of cottage and left-hand gable end of house, granite chimney heightened with brick,over right-hand end of house. Plan: 2 room plan house on the right; 2 room plan cottage over probably former fish cellar on the left. House possibly originally had shallow service rooms partitioned off at the rear. Exterior: Single-storey-over-basement cottage on the left; 2-storey house on the right, all under the same eaves level. Overall irregular 4 window south front. Cottage has doorway towards the left, a small window left of the doorway and another small window towards the right. House has asymmetrical ground floor with central doorway and window at either side. First floor has window over doorway and another window on the right above the ground floor window. C20 ledged doors. C20 2-light casement windows with glazing bars. Rear is taller (ie over lower ground). House has some C20 openings. Cottage is 2 storeys at rear, unpainted rubble. Original basement doorway and ground and first floor window openings. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW3506826296

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National Grid Reference: SW 35068 26296


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