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A Grade II Listed Building in South Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.496 / 50°29'45"N

Longitude: -4.3433 / 4°20'36"W

OS Eastings: 233893

OS Northings: 68868

OS Grid: SX338688

Mapcode National: GBR NM.L063

Mapcode Global: FRA 17SR.9Q8

Entry Name: Caddapit

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61434

Location: South Hill, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: South Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: South Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 36 NW
7/223 Caddapit

House and barn, now house. Circa mid C16. Lower end on south probably rebuilt circa
mid C18, converted to barn and in mid to late C20 converted back to private dwelling.
Right-hand side extended circa mid to late C20. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gable
ends with slightly higher roof to house on right. Stone rubble stack to left of
centre. Rendered front lateral hall stack to C16 range and rendered brick stack on
right-hand gable end in C20 extension.
Plan; hall retained on right with inner room extended in C20. Staircase projection
to rear of hall. To left, lower end rebuilt. Through passage between hall and lower
end on left re-introduced in late C20.
2 storeys, asymmetrical 6-window front. Hardwood C20 casements with rounded-heads.
C20 door in gabled C20 porch. Right-hand range set forward with large granite
quoins. Similar C20 casements. 2 on ground floor and 2 on first. C20 extension to
right set back.
Interior; hall probably open. Floor inserted in circa mid C17. Fireplace to front
lateral stack probably partly rebuilt timber lintel with very slight chamfer. Cloam
oven within smoking chamber to right. 2 heavily chamfered half beams at upper and
lower end of hall with run-out stops. Partly carried by 2 corbelled brackets
projecting from dividing walls. Central ceiling beam with heavy chamfer with ogee
stops. Intermediate ceiling beams slight with series of scratch moulds running along
grain. All ceiling beams running in same direction. Circa early C17 door frames to
staircase projection and to inner room beyond hall; oak with 4-centred arch. Mortice
and tenoned. Inner room with heavy chamfered ceiling beams with run-out stops and
slight intermediate beams with scratch moulds. Staircase projection to rear of hall
in north-west corner. Stone rubble winder stairs with slate treads. At top of
stairs to right, very fine circa C16 oak door with linen-fold panelling. Room above
hall with 2 raised cruck trusses. Heavy curved principals, chamfered to collar
level. Cambered, chamfered collars, 1 dovetailed into principal. Trenched purlins.
Apex hidden by plaster ceiling above collar level. The roof timbers have recently
been cleared and stained. In apex of gable at lower end of hall, small blocked
opening forming niche. Possibly smoke-hole. Room to north with small granite
fireplace in north gable end. Chamfered lintel and jambs.

Listing NGR: SX3389368868

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