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Beeboles in Wall Projecting from North Gable End of Pencrowd Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4289 / 50°25'44"N

Longitude: -4.4412 / 4°26'28"W

OS Eastings: 226710

OS Northings: 61632

OS Grid: SX267616

Mapcode National: GBR NG.QC1Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 17LX.FMC

Entry Name: Beeboles in Wall Projecting from North Gable End of Pencrowd Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61281

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


11/80 Beeboles in wall projecting from
north gable end of Pencrowd

Beeboles in wall adjoining farmhouse 1825. Wall constructed of rubblestone and cob
with slate base projections. 2 tiers of 3 x 3 beeboles in south facing wall which
forms part of garden wall projecting from right hand gable end of Pencrowd farmhouse.
Each beebole approximately 17" x 18" x 19", quadrangular, narrowing at top. Rounded
back to niches. Visible from window of house.
Crane The Archaeology of Beekeeping 1984
R Robertson and G Gilbert Some aspects of the Domestic Archaeology of Cornwall 1979

Listing NGR: SX2671061632

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