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The Tinners Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Zennor, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1917 / 50°11'29"N

Longitude: -5.5678 / 5°34'4"W

OS Eastings: 145439

OS Northings: 38497

OS Grid: SW454384

Mapcode National: GBR DXM5.JF4

Mapcode Global: VH053.FFVX

Entry Name: The Tinners Arms

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Last Amended: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70659

Location: Zennor, Cornwall, TR26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Zennor

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Zennor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ZENNOR ZENNOR
SW 43 NE
4/339 The Tinners Arms
9.2.88
GV II
Public house. Probably circa early C18 extended in the C19 and C20. Granite rubble
with granite moorstone dressings. Grouted or slurried scantle slate roofs. Dressed
granite stacks over the original gable ends.
Plan: 2 room plan house (now 1 room) with larger hall/kitchen, right, and parlour
over lower ground, left. Possibly there was an unheated middle room for there is a
small blocked window right of the doorway. In the C19 extended on the left and at
right angles to the front, left.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Originally a slightly irregular 2 or 3 window front but left-
hand bay obscured by C19 addition. Doorway left of middle. Window openings are C19
altered or added except for blocked opening right of doorway. C20 door and windows.
Interior: large fireplace, right and small fireplace, left.
D. H. Lawrence stayed at the Tinner's Arms in 1916 with his wife Frieda, while
looking for a cottage to rent. They eventually found Higher Tregerthen (Rananim
q.v.).


Listing NGR: SW4543838502

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