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Mount Prickle Mine Cottage at Sw 793438 Se

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenwyn, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63277

Location: Kenwyn, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kenwyn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Highertown

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

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
lean-to roof.
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-
light casements.
Interior is little altered with original floors, roof structure, pine muntin and
plank partitions, window seats, simple stair and large partly blocked hearth in
right-hand room.
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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