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School Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Michael Penkevil, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2635 / 50°15'48"N

Longitude: -5.0008 / 5°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 186229

OS Northings: 44699

OS Grid: SW862446

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.KHMB

Mapcode Global: FRA 08DB.KL4

Entry Name: School Cottage

Listing Date: 27 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141060

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62884

Location: St. Michael Penkevil, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael Penkevil

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Tresillian and Lamorran with Merther

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/63 School Cottage


School and schoolhouse (now private house). Datestone 1842. Slatestone rubble with
granite dressings and Delabole slate gable roofs and axial stack with diagonally set
brick chimneys. Tudor Gothic style, T shaped on plan consisting of schoolroom and 2
schoolhouse rooms with chambers over. North east front has 2-storey, 1 window
schoolhouse gable to left and 2-window single storey schoolhouse to right. Gable
windows at ground and first floors are 2-light granite mullions with 8-pane timber
casements. 2 windows to schoolroom right are similar but with 3 lights. Small
original window to far left and between is carved free stone head with cable moulded
shaft below probably C12 reset. Gable end of schoolroom has central door with worn
threshold stone and narrower door to left, both with hoodmoulds. Small 4-pane
window over middle door and under datestone may be in position of former
architectural feature possibly bell. Original 3-light wooden casements to south
west wall of schoolroom with internal iron bars. Arched recess to right may have
had water pump.
Interior has bread oven to schoolhouse and arched bracing to schoolroom roof.

Listing NGR: SW8622944699

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

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