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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141798
English Heritage Legacy ID: 64856
Location: Launcells, Cornwall, EX23
Civil Parish: Launcells
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Launcells
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SS 20 NE LAUNCELLS RED POST
6/43 Red Post Inn
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
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