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Old Schoolhouse

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

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Latitude: 50.2409 / 50°14'27"N

Longitude: -5.0057 / 5°0'20"W

OS Eastings: 185775

OS Northings: 42202

OS Grid: SW857422

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.LVQT

Mapcode Global: FRA 08DD.9P8

Entry Name: Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62903

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: St Michael Penkevel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

In the entry for


4/57 Old Schoolhouse

The second sentence of the description shall be amended to read - 'Datestone
1844 but is partly older, extended 1870'. 'May be c20' in tenth line of the
description shall be deleted.



4/57 Old Schoolhouse


Schoolroom and Masters House, now house. Datestone 1844. Slatestone rubble with
granite dressings and asbestos slate roofs with gable ends. Original brick stack
with diagonally set shafts over ridge at junction of schoolroom and side wall of
adjoining schoolhouse. T-shaped plan comprising Schoolroom to front left, 2-storey
gable ended schoolmasters house in centre projects slightly and 2-storey gable-ended
C19/C20 wing right. Schoolmaster's house 2 rooms deep with 2-light granite chamfered
window openings with hoodmould in gable end on each floor. C19/C20 wing similar,
but stone bay of 4-lights under leaded hipped bay roof. Schoolroom 2 pairs of 3-
light granite chamfered window openings under hood moulds. Dormer gables over each
schoolroom window may be C20. All casements are C20 plated wood casements. Exposed
purlins under slightly projecting eaves and verges. Cusped ventilator over entrance
doorway with chamfered frame and hood mould to schoolroom in west gable.

Listing NGR: SW8577542202

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

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