SMUGGLERS COTTAGE YE OLD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205164

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1951

Statutory Address: SMUGGLERS COTTAGE, FORE STREET

Statutory Address: YE OLD COTTAGE, FORE STREET

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YE OLD COTTAGE
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Location

Statutory Address: SMUGGLERS COTTAGE, FORE STREET

Statutory Address: YE OLD COTTAGE, FORE STREET

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Looe

National Grid Reference: SX2524253177

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Details

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SX2453 FORE STREET, West Looe 857-1/4/79 (South side) 19/03/51 Ye Old Cottage and Smugglers Cottage

GV II

2 houses (probably originally one house), at end of row plus former boathouse at rear of Ye Old Cottage. C17. MATERIALS: painted rubble walls many original oak lintels; steep asbestos slate roof; external front rubble lateral stack heightened with brick; external rubble stack on right and another stack to rear. PLAN: 3-room and through-passage plan with later outshut at rear right and boathouse/net loft extension at right angles to rear left. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3-window range. Original 2-light internally chamfered oak mullioned windows to 2nd floor with mid C18 casements with thick glazing bars; otherwise later casements except for rare early/mid C18 16-pane hornless sash with thick glazing bars left of doorway and to hall bay right of integral stack right of doorway. Further doorway right of this; both doorways with slate hoods on original carved oak brackets; C20 doors. Right-hand return has small C17 2-light oak mullioned window with diagonally-set stanchions, also an C18 20-pane 2-light casement with thick glazing bars, the top cut down to form margin panes. Rear has mid C18 stair sash with thick glazing bars. INTERIOR: original oak floor joists, most roughly chamfered but those of central 1st-floor chamber square-edged and originally for a plaster ceiling, presumably the best chamber; original fireplaces with chamfered oak lintels except hall fireplace with ovolo-moulded lintel; original rear of former passage door with moulded and studded planks with C20 glazing to top; original stair projection at rear of hall with chamfered oak doorway, blocked to higher end (Smugglers Cottage); C18 stairs with panelled dado with ramps; 2nd staircase to upper floors of Smugglers Cottage is a C18 winder stair with borrowed light; C18 panelling to left-hand 1st-floor chamber and many C18 2-panel doors with HL hinges. Roof structure is late C18 or early C19 with pegged trusses.

Listing NGR: SX2524253177

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Legacy System number: 376398

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