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Latitude: 50.216 / 50°12'57"N
Longitude: -4.9856 / 4°59'8"W
OS Eastings: 187096
OS Northings: 39371
OS Grid: SW870393
Mapcode National: GBR ZK.ZFMB
Mapcode Global: FRA 08FG.CHJ
Entry Name: Round Cottage
Listing Date: 30 May 1967
Last Amended: 25 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140987
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63025
Location: Philleigh, Cornwall, TR2
Civil Parish: Philleigh
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Philleigh
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 83 NE PHILLEIGH PHILLEIGH
3/63 Round cottage (formerly listed as
- Round House)
Cottage. Circa 1800 extended C20 to rear. Painted slatestone and cob with original
scantle slate roof, and with pair of conical roofs over half round wings. Brick
chimneys over side walls. Cottage ornee two D shaped rooms linked by central
vestibule and stair. 2 storeys. 3 window north front has central arched doorway
with window over flanked by semi-circular on plan projecting wings with original
pointed arch-headed openings. Those to first floor with small gables over window
heads. Original Gothick detailed door and original 2 light casement windows, 4 with
Gothic tracery and some original glazing bars surviving to casements. Slate roofed
lean-to canopy over door. C20 extension to rear.
Interior is unaltered with original arched doorway to stairs, original 2 panel doors
with HL hinges, open beamed ceilings to ground floor and original roof structure.
Similarities between this building and the round houses of Veryan nearby suggest that
this must be by the same builder, Hugh Rowe of Lostwithiel and possibly for the same
patron, The Reverend Jeremiah Trist. Round Cottage is a much more intact example.
Listing NGR: SW8709839370
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