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A Grade II Listed Building in South Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5058 / 50°30'20"N

Longitude: -4.3613 / 4°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 232654

OS Northings: 69999

OS Grid: SX326699

Mapcode National: GBR NL.KFL4

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RQ.GQG

Entry Name: Penwarden

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61441

Location: South Hill, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: South Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: South Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 37 SW and SX 36 NW
2 & 7/230 Penwarden

House now empty. Datestone 1662. Stone rubble with large granite quoins. Scantle
slate roof with gable end. Shallow projecting wing with gable end. Large stone
rubble stack with moulded cap and slate strings on left-hand gable end. 2 brick
chimney shafts on front projecting wing and in right-hand gable. L-shaped plan with
dairy in angle beneath continued sloped of rear wing.
Probably a 3 room and through passage plan with parlour wing at rear of higher end
and with later lean-to in the angle enclosing passage rear doorway. Short wide wing
added at front of higher end and hall. Lower room possibly kitchen heated by gable
end stack. Hall stack probably truncated and hall heated by stack in gable end of
front wing. Inner room combined to make enlarged hall.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical, 5-window front. Gabled wing projects slightly forward on
right. Ground floor with 3-light granite mullion window on left with chamfered
jambs, lintel cill and hoodmould. Angle entrance in angle with projecting wing. 3-
centred granite chamfered arch with run-out stops. Rectangular hoodmould. Datestone
1662 spandrels. Possibly original door, double planked and studded with strap
hinges. To right, 3-light mullion window with chamfered surround. First floor, with
3 late C19 2-light casements. Gable end of projecting wing possibly rebuilt. 2
large early C20 2-light casements in gable end beneath granite lintels. Rear wing
probably an addition and the stone mullion windows reused from the front wall. In
gable end of rear projecting wing, 4-light granite mullion window with wide central
chamfered king mullion. Narrow, 3-light casements with iron stanchion bars in
openings. Hoodmould. Above, 3-light granite mullion window, asymmetrically placed in
gable end. Ovolo-moulded jambs. Dripmould with label stops. Right-hand slope of
gable continued in catslide over circa mid C19 extension. On right-hand gable end of
rear elevation, wall with banded masonry. Plank door. 2-storey barn projects
forwards from wall. Stone rubble with corrugated asbestos roof with gable ends.
Interior; Room on right of front elevation with fielded panels below dado. Recessed
circa mid C18 cupboard with round arched head and semi-circular shaped shelves.
Thorough access not permitted at time of survey, and interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX3265469999

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

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