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Latitude: 50.2535 / 50°15'12"N
Longitude: -5.0969 / 5°5'48"W
OS Eastings: 179333
OS Northings: 43868
OS Grid: SW793438
Mapcode National: GBR ZC.92BP
Mapcode Global: FRA 086C.B4W
Entry Name: Mount Prickle Mine Cottage at Sw 793438 Se
Listing Date: 3 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140885
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63277
Location: Kenwyn, Cornwall, TR3
Civil Parish: Kenwyn
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Highertown
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 74 SE
5/176 Mount Prickle Mine Cottage at
- SW 793438 SE
Small house. C18. Painted killas rubble and cob walls wooden lintels and slate
sills. Steep corrugated iron roof, formerly thatched with brick chimneys over gable
ends. Right-hand chimney is over large external tapered rubble breast.
Plan of 2 rooms originally flanking through passage with small larder or fuel store
attached to rear of right-hand room under integral outshut. Partition to right of
passage now removed making larger room but may never have existed. Further service
room added circa late C19 early C20 to rear of left-hand room and under low-pitched
2 storeys with first floor partly in roof space. Nearly symmetrical 2-window south
east front with first floor windows closer together. Central doorway with 4-panel
door later glazed to top panels. Deep lean-to open-fronted porch with very thick
unpierced rubble side walls. Window openings are small with circa late C19 4-pane 2-
Interior is little altered with original floors, roof structure, pine muntin and
plank partitions, window seats, simple stair and large partly blocked hearth in
A rare survival in this area of a small C18 house little altered since the C19.
Listing NGR: SW7933343868
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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