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The Square House

A Grade II Listed Building in Manaccan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0827 / 50°4'57"N

Longitude: -5.128 / 5°7'40"W

OS Eastings: 176316

OS Northings: 24977

OS Grid: SW763249

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.9S4N

Mapcode Global: FRA 084S.Q0J

Entry Name: The Square House

Listing Date: 15 January 1970

Last Amended: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65263

Location: Manaccan, Cornwall, TR12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Manaccan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Manaccan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


5/100 The Square House (formerly
15.1.70 listed as Pensilua)


House. Circa early C19. Painted stone rubble and rendered cob, slate sills, shallow brick arches. Half-hipped asbestos slate roof with brick chimneys over side walls. Double depth plan with kitchen/living-room left (converted into shop soon after built), parlour, right, and central cross passage between leading to central stair between unheated rear service room, left, and back kitchen right.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south-east front. Central doorway with 4-panel
door, later top-glazed, and C19 trellis porch. Wide window opening left of doorway with 2 fixed lights, 16 panes per light. 4-pane sash over doorway, otherwise original 16-pane hornless sashes.
Interior is little altered since the C19, with staircase which has open-well, open-string and stick balusters, panelled doors and moulded plaster ceiling band in parlour.
Compare circa 1900 photograph copied for N M R.

Listing NGR: SW7631624977

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

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