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Botelet Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanreath, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4137 / 50°24'49"N

Longitude: -4.5584 / 4°33'30"W

OS Eastings: 218326

OS Northings: 60222

OS Grid: SX183602

Mapcode National: GBR N9.RBY5

Mapcode Global: FRA 17BY.PY7

Entry Name: Botelet Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60539

Location: Lanreath, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanreath

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanreath

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/37 Botelet Cottage

- II

House, forming part of former manor house. Circa late C16 or early C17.
Rubble stone walls with renewed timber lintels to openings. Asbestos slate roof
with gable ends. Rendered stack on right-hand gable end.
Single depth plan. Altered to form 2 rooms and dairy. House once extended to
south (left) and now reduced in length at south (left) end. Part of the former
front walls of the demolished range have been incorporated into the rear walls of
the adjoining outbuildings which continue and project beyond the left-hand gable
2 storeys, regular 3-window front. Ground floor partly covered by single
storey outbuildings projecting in front of left-hand side. Timber plank door placed
near centre with 2-light casement window with glazing bars to right. Three 2-light
casements with glazing bars above. Central part of wall slightly broken forward
where partly rebuilt in early C20, and eaves continue down at angle over projection.
Fire window in right-hand gable end.
Ceiling beams on right-hand side chamfered with scroll stops. Ceiling beams in
left-hand room replaced. Simple timber plank screen between staircase and right-
hand room. Fireplace in right-hand gable end, partly blocked by circa mid C19
fireplace with brick segmental arch. Later cloam oven in front of earlier one.
Roof of 6 bays with chamfered principals and chamfered cambered collars. Slightly
lower collars to fourth and fifth principals.
Domesday Manor held by Oswulf pre 1066 and Odo from the Count in 1086. Later
property of Bottreaux family, Robartes and Trevilles. William of Worcester wrote
temp Ed IV 'Castellum Bodleet dirutum prope Tremedart villa ubi colsell Chevalier
hamet mansionem'.
Ed.John Morris Domesday Book, Cornwall. 1086, rp. 1979.
Joseph Polsue Lake's Parochial History of the County of Cornwall Vol III 1867-73

Listing NGR: SX1832660222

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