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Old Pound Cottage the Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Quethiock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4581 / 50°27'29"N

Longitude: -4.3787 / 4°22'43"W

OS Eastings: 231253

OS Northings: 64728

OS Grid: SX312647

Mapcode National: GBR NK.NH3Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 17QV.7YT

Entry Name: Old Pound Cottage the Cottage

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61335

Location: Quethiock, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Quethiock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Quethiock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


12/136 The Cottage and Old Pound cottage


House divided into 2 cottages. Circa early C17. Lower end possibly rebuilt in mid
C17. Stone rubble, rendered on The Cottage, to the left. Asbestos slate roof with
gabled end on left and hipped on right. 2 front lateral stacks, rendered stone
rubble with brick shafts. Old Pound Cottage at lower end to right and The Cottage at
higher end to left.
2 room and through passage plan, the lower end possibly partly rebuilt in mid C17.
Wide through passage. Stair turret at rear of hall. Front lateral hall and kitchen
stacks. Later rear outshut at lower end containing dairy. C20 extension to rear of
2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 window front. Ground floor with C20 3-light casement with
glazing bars to left. Small rectangular window adjoining fireplace with rendered
granite surround. Early C20 plank door with glazed light with sloping hood above.
To right, cloam oven projection below front lateral stack with slate hood. 2-light
casement to right with glazing bars and dressed stone segmental arch. Slate hood
above. Second storey with two C20 windows and 2-light casement to right beneath
renewed timber lintel. Right-hand hipped end of Old Pound Cottage with small narrow
rectangular light with stone surround and thick early glass. Rear door to through
passage with chamfered timber lintel.
Interior; wide through passage with heavy ceiling beams. Partition between passage
and hall probably timber screen, now covered. Chamfered bressumer above. Hall with
granite fireplace with chamfered jambs and lintel. Ceiling beams replaced stone
winder stair in projection to rear. Incorporated in later extension.
Interior of Old Pound Cottage; heavy chamfered ceiling beams with some run-out stops.
Timber lintel to former kitchen fireplace chamfered with run-out stops. Cloam ovens.
Opening to through passage now blocked. Chamfered and stopped timber lintel. Roof
timbers circa mid C18.
M. French A Victorian Village. A record of the Parish of Quethiock in Cornwall.

Listing NGR: SX3125364728

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