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The Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Grampound, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2994 / 50°17'57"N

Longitude: -4.9062 / 4°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 193122

OS Northings: 48417

OS Grid: SW931484

Mapcode National: GBR ZP.SBHN

Mapcode Global: FRA 08M7.LFQ

Entry Name: The Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71420

Location: Grampound with Creed, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Grampound with Creed

Built-Up Area: Grampound

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Probus

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

GRAMPOUND OLD HILL (north side), Grampound
SW 9248-9348 WITH CREED
7/77 The Thatched Cottage


House. Probably late C17 - early C18, with additions of circa early - mid C19 and
C20 alterations. Stone rubble and cob, partly rendered and painted. Thatched roof
with gable ends; the left end of the addition is hipped. Gable end stack to right
and axial stack to left (formerly at the left gable end) with brick shafts. The wash
house attached to rear has a slurried slate roof.
Plan: 2-room plan, with central through passage, each room heated from a gable end
stack. Probably in early- mid C19, a stable was added a the left end, which has been
incorporated as part of the house. At about the same time a straight stair was
inserted in the passage. As small single storey wash house is attached to rear
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical 2-window front. Ground floor has central plank
door with timber lintel set in C20 porch with pitched roof. 2-light casement to
right and left at ground and first floor, with L hinges, probably of early C20.
Straight masonry joint to left to the stable, with 2-light C20 casement with timber
lintel at ground and first floor. The right end is rendered, with small single light
at ground floor to right; single storey wash house attached to rear, in cob. The
left end formerly had a door at ground floor, the opening only visible internally.
Ground floor has C19 16-pane sash and first floor has later C19 4-pane sash, with
timber lintels. At the rear, there is one 2-light casement as on front at first
floor. Ground floor left a 2-light 4-pane casement and central plank door with C20
hood. The wash house is to left, with pitched roof and 2-light casement.
Interior: The room to left at ground floor has roughly hewn chamfered beams. The
room to right has chamfered beams. The fireplace in the room to right is blocked,
and in the room to left the fireplace is rebuilt in C20. In the roof the principal
rafters are roughly hewn, halved and pegged with purlins resting on the backs of the

Listing NGR: SW9312248417

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