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Churchtown Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Morval, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.385 / 50°23'6"N

Longitude: -4.4482 / 4°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 226048

OS Northings: 56770

OS Grid: SX260567

Mapcode National: GBR NG.T377

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K0.YPN

Entry Name: Churchtown Cottage

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60714

Location: Morval, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Morval

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Morval

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/56 Churchtown Cottage


House, said to have been used as blacksmiths shop and later adjoining cottage,
subsequently divided into 3 cottages now 1 house. Possibly late C17 with adjoining
cottage circa mid C19. Stone rubble with rendered concrete block replacing cob above
ground floor of house to right. Slate roof with gable ends to cottage on left with
rendered stone rubble chimney stack and brick shaft on left-hand gable end. Earlier
house to right with asbestos slate roof replacing thatch with gable ends and raised
eaves. Partly rebuilt projecting stone rubble front lateral chimney stack and large
projecting stone rubble rear lateral chimney stack.
Earlier house to right with plan altered and earlier arrangement uncertain. Large
possibly hall kitchen on left heated by front lateral stack. Thick stone rubble and
cob wall dividing hall kitchen from room at higher end on right. Later divided into
2 cottages possibly when mid C19 blacksmith's shop was erected in range to rear.
Cottage adjoining on left of 2 room and cross passage plan with larger room on left
heated by end chimney stack.
2 storeys almost symmetrical 3-window front on left with asymmetrical 4-window front
on right. Cottage on left with original C19 diamond-leaded glazing bars intact on
front elevation. Ground floor with C19 3-light casement on left and C19 2-light
casement to right, both with dressed stone segmental relieving arches. C19 gabled
open timber porch near centre with C20 glazed double door. First floor with 3 C19
gabled half-dormers with C19 2-light casements. Range to right with C20
fenestration. Ground floor with 3-light casement to left of blocked entrance,
central front lateral chimney stack and C20 door to far right. First floor with 4
C20 casements, probably in original openings below raised eaves, C20 outshuts and
extensions to rear.
Interior Cottage on left with partitions removed to form on 1 large room with C19
ceiling beams. Range to right with several chamfered ceiling beams remaining and C20
chimney pieces. Roof timbers replaced in circa 1970s (not inspected).
Owner possesses photograph of range prior to C20 alterations. Later C19 blacksmith's
shop to rear range of outbuildings now converted for garage and domestic use.
Included for group value with Morval Church (qv) which stands to south west below
Churchtown Cottage.

Listing NGR: SX2604856770

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

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