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Red Post Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Launcells, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8203 / 50°49'13"N

Longitude: -4.466 / 4°27'57"W

OS Eastings: 226394

OS Northings: 105207

OS Grid: SS263052

Mapcode National: GBR K5.XQFH

Mapcode Global: FRA 16JX.XL7

Entry Name: Red Post Inn

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64856

Location: Launcells, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launcells

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launcells

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/43 Red Post Inn

- II

House and cottage, formerly public house. C18. Colourwashed, rendered,
probably cob on stone plinth. Thatched roof half hipped at gable ends, rendered
ridge stack. Evidence that left end, now used as separate cottage, is addition or
rebuilding - break in roof line and change in plane of front. Right end of house
probably originally 2 rooms and through passage, stack to right end dismantled C20.
Rear outshut, that to rear left slightly higher. 2-storey front with off-centre
enclosed gabled porch with slate roof, C20 door. Further entrance into ground
floor left (now cottage). 3 ground floor timber 2-light casements, 3 panes per
light. 5 first floor similar casements with slate sills, that above the porch
slightly smaller. Large fireplace to ridge stack. Roof timbers to right end
halved and pegged. Slate roofs of outshuts painted with bitumen. Daphne du
Maurier said to have stayed here.

Listing NGR: SS2639405207

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

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