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Mount Whistle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Levan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.062 / 50°3'43"N

Longitude: -5.6584 / 5°39'30"W

OS Eastings: 138268

OS Northings: 24398

OS Grid: SW382243

Mapcode National: GBR DXDJ.4YJ

Mapcode Global: VH05M.VPZV

Entry Name: Mount Whistle Cottage

Listing Date: 22 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69729

Location: St. Levan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Levan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Levan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST LEVAN
SW 322 SE
7/179 (was 29/151 grade III) Mount Whistle Cottage
22.12.87
II

Farmhouse. C18, or possibly older and remodelled in the C18, extended in the C20.
Granite rubble with granite dressings. Wheat reed thatched roofs. Original roof
sweeps lower at rear. Dressed granite chimneys over the gable ends.
Plan: Original house (now 1 room) was originally 2 main rooms with kitchen living
room on the left and parlour on the right with lobby entrance and stair between.
Probably there were shallow pantries behind the front rooms. Built into the bank on
the left. C20 extension on the right-hand side and at lower angels in front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 2 window front (original house) with
doorway slightly right of middle. C20 door and windows in C18 openings. Old 4-pane
window with bullseye panes at rear.
Interior: C18 features include large granite fireplace at left-hand end, bowtell
moulded ceiling beams, some plank and muntin partitions and pegged roof structure
with original C18 plastered under-layer of thatch attached to original battens.


Listing NGR: SW3826824398

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