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A Grade II Listed Building in Quethiock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4449 / 50°26'41"N

Longitude: -4.3448 / 4°20'41"W

OS Eastings: 233608

OS Northings: 63183

OS Grid: SX336631

Mapcode National: GBR NL.PCSZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 17SW.94S

Entry Name: Penpoll

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61325

Location: Quethiock, Cornwall, PL12

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


12/126 Penpoll


Manor house, barton and now private house. Circa C17, remodelled in mid C19. Stone
rubble, rendered on west front, partly slate hung on south. Rear elevation of maid
range on east, stone rubble with lacing courses of slate. Slate roof with hipped
ends. Lower slate roof with hipped end over extension on east end. Asbestos slate
roof to staircase projection in angle. Stone rubble stacks in hipped ends of main
range and brick stack in rear wing on ridge. 1 room deep. 2 rooms with cross
passage and staircase in projection to rear. Extended in 'L' shape with rear (east)
wing forming 'L' sahped plan. Further lean-to extensions added on south, east and in
angle of 2 wings.
2 storeys and attic, asymmetrical 2 window west front. Ground floor with C20 window
on left and double 16-pane sash without horns on right. Glazed late C19 porch at
centre on brick base with gable end and slate roof. First floor, 2 early C20 3-light
casements. Above, to right of centre C19 2-light casement with glazing bars.
Interior On first floor in west wing interesting double doorcase with complicated
moulded jambs comprising a triple ovolo. Stops comprising bulbous vase motif above
scrolls stops. Simple circa C18 stair with possibly earlier stair beneath. Blocked
room to rear of staircase accessible from above. C19 scissor truss roof.
Domesday Manor held by Aelfric prior to 1066. Later known as our Lady of Penpoll,
possibly cell of St Germans. Information from tenant.

Listing NGR: SX3360863183

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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