Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1143807

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE ROUND HOUSE

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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sennen

National Grid Reference: SW 35077 26309


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SENNEN SENNEN COVE SW 32 NE 4/357 The Round House - GV II* Capstan house. Possibly C18, heightened in the C19. Granite rubble walls to the plinth and ground floor walls with granite dressings to the openings. Vertically-set tarred weather boarding above. Scantle slate conical roof. Round plan with man operated capstan (windlass) on the ground floor and former fishermen's stores above (now shops). Original or C19 machinery, original floors and roof structure since heightening in the C19. Exterior: 2 storeys. Ground floor has doorway facing north and 4 other irregularly sized and disposed openings. First floor has 2 doorways with old boarded doors and 2 window openings with 9-pane fixed lights. Interior: Unaltered interior has 8 barred capstan in remarkable condition; double beams with iron strainers for centering drum of windlass; king post roof structure with diagonal struts and with the weight of the roof carried on struts angled up from the ground floor walls.

Listing NGR: SW3507726309


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Legacy System number: 69894

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