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West Antony Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Antony, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3699 / 50°22'11"N

Longitude: -4.2504 / 4°15'1"W

OS Eastings: 240062

OS Northings: 54639

OS Grid: SX400546

Mapcode National: GBR NR.V02M

Mapcode Global: FRA 18Z2.3YC

Entry Name: West Antony Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61676

Location: Antony, Cornwall, PL11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Antony

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Antony

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/21 West Antony Cottage


House. Circa 1600, C17 alteration to hall, probably mid C18/C19 lower end removed,
some windows replaced, small C20 addition. Sandstone rubble with slurried slate roof
hipped to right, with ridge stack between hall and inner room, front lateral hall
Plan: This is the through passage, hall and inner room of a 3-room house. The hall
bay was extended to the front and there is a stair tower to the rear of the inner
room. The hall is heated by a front lateral stack and the inner room by a ridge
stack rather than a gable end stack. The house is entered through a C20 porch on
the right side, directly into the inner room; this porch is set in the angle between
the inner room and a single storey C19 kitchen wing on the right side to the rear. A
straight stair was inserted in the left side of the passage in the C19, possibly
indicating dual occupation before the lower end was demolished. The stair tower may
be an addition after the first phase of building, contemporary with the extended hall
2 storeys, to left a 6-pane light at ground floor replacing the front passage entry,
with single light under eaves above. The hall stack slightly brought forward to
right and the hall bay has a 12-pane horizontal sliding sash at ground floor with
concrete lintel, 2-light 8-pane casement under eaves. The right side of the hall bay
has a ground and first floor (blocked at ground floor) a small unglazed timber round-
headed lancet. The inner room to right has a 2-light casement at ground floor with L
hinges. Right side as C20 glazed porch set in angle to C19 addition, which has
single light to front and brick ridge stack; 2-light casement with L hinges at first
floor to left. Left side has rubble wall rebuilt. Rear has C19 door to passage to
right, set back within wall to form porch; the ground floor hall window to left is a
4-light 8-pane casement with L hinges, 2-light casement under eaves. The stair tower
has pitched roof extended from main roof, with door to left to shed built around base
of stair tower. C19 addition to left has C20 window to rear and to gable end.
Interior House entered through porch to inner room; this has 2 rough-cut cross beams,
door to rear with strap hinges, segmental head to wooden frame leading to stair
tower, with newel stair about one post. C19 door to hall, with stone floor, 2
chamfered beams with bar and run-out stops; granite fireplace to front lateral stack,
with chamfered granite jambs and C19 wooden mantel, oven to right. Oven projection
in wall joining to inner room. Splayed reveal to rear window. Keeping hole in wall
to inner room. Doorway to passage has cambered head, passage has stone floor. At
first floor, the room over the inner room has door with strap hinges. Hall chamber
partitioned, with fireplace closed, keeping hole in rear wall and C18 2-panelled
door. The passage is open to the roof, with 2 rows of purlins visible, of C19;
straight stair inserted to left side of passage.

Listing NGR: SX4010954623

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

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