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Caskair Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2093 / 50°12'33"N

Longitude: -5.1491 / 5°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 175403

OS Northings: 39111

OS Grid: SW754391

Mapcode National: GBR Z8.QSPH

Mapcode Global: FRA 083G.MT1

Entry Name: Caskair Cottage

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63189

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 73 NE
7/91 Caskair Cottage
Small house. C18, some walling to west rebuilt in the C19. Painted killas rubble
and cob walls. Timber lintels. Corrugated asbestos roof formerly thatched with
brick chimneys over gable ends. Right-hand gable end was at one time party wall with
house to right (east) since mostly demolished. Originally 2-room plan with central
through passage, internal partitions removed and now 1 rectangular room.
2 storeys. Slightly irregular 2-window south front, probably originally symmetrical
but ground floor left window in partly rebuilt walling to left of doorway now spaced
farther to left. Central doorway with 4-panel door. Circa late C19 4-pane horned
sashes. Remains of former front wall of further house to right.
Interior has C19 stair against back wall to right. Otherwise surviving structure of
ceiling beams, floor boards and roof structure is C18. Large chimney breast to right
One of the few small houses in this part of Cornwall to have survived little altered
externally since the C19.

Listing NGR: SW7540339111

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

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