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Cottage at Approximately 20 Metres Northwest of Greta Fursnewth Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Cleer, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4803 / 50°28'49"N

Longitude: -4.5036 / 4°30'13"W

OS Eastings: 222468

OS Northings: 67491

OS Grid: SX224674

Mapcode National: GBR ND.M10L

Mapcode Global: FRA 17GS.F9B

Entry Name: Cottage at Approximately 20 Metres Northwest of Greta Fursnewth Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62303

Location: St. Cleer, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Cleer

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Cleer

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 26 NW

Cottage at approx 20 metres northwest of Great Fursnewth Farmhouse


Service cottage to Great Fursnewth Farmhouse. Circa mid to late C19 incorporating C17 or earlier features probably from former house at Great Fursnewth. Slatestone rubble and C17 granite dressings. Slate-hanging at the front and left-hand gable end. Scantle slate on the front of the roof, rag slate at the rear. Outbuilt rubble stacks at the gable ends at left and right.

Plan: Originally 2 rooms (now 1 room) on the ground floor with fireplace in each room and a semi-circular-on-plan oven added clasping rear corner of right-hand chimney breast. L-plan stair with access from left-hand room against rear wall.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Narrow but tall symmetrical 2-window south front with central doorway. Chamfered granite doorway with straight cut stops and segmental head (possibly reduced). Chamfered mullioned windows. 3-light windows to ground floor, 2-light windows above. Victorian V-jointed door, 3-pane wooden casements, probably also Victorian.

Rear has 2 small first floor windows.

Interior: Simple interior with exposed joists and floorboards. Part of C17 probable lintel or jambstone reused as lintel over right-hand fireplace. even blocked. Slate floor.

Interesting small house design enhanced by the skilful reuse of C17 features.

Listing NGR: SX2246867491

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

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