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Godolphin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1437 / 50°8'37"N

Longitude: -5.3656 / 5°21'56"W

OS Eastings: 159627

OS Northings: 32499

OS Grid: SW596324

Mapcode National: GBR FX49.F0L

Mapcode Global: VH12V.YN85

Plus Code: 9C2P4JVM+FP

Entry Name: Godolphin Cottage

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65817

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Probably count (account) house with adjoining domestic accommodation and grooms
cottage possibly once with forge. Circa early C19. Stucco front with asbestos slate
roof, otherwise painted rubble with grouted scantle slate roofs, polygonal and hipped
over the grooms cottage, left, otherwise with gable ends. Three brick chimney at
either end of the count house and over the left hand gable of the parallel roof
A single storey double depth count house with 2 front rooms and shallower rear rooms;
central cross passage between to a 2 rooms wide 2 storey house behind slightly offset
to the right and its front facing in the opposite direction to the count house front.
This house has a central doorway and stair between its 2 original rooms plus a later
lean-to obscuring part of its original front. The single-cell 2-storey grooms
cottage adjoins at the left hand side of the count house. Polygonal plan, tapered
because of entrance lane, evidence for removed fireplace, possibly forge, in rear
right hand obtuse corner.
Single storey symmetrical 2 window south front (wall continues blind farther to
left). Central Doric doorway with fluted pilasters and panelled reveals and soffit;
6-panel door with top 4 panels later glazed; 3 steps in front. Original 16 pane
hornless sashes, also to rear left and side wall, right. 'Front' of house has one
original ground floor sash, and panelled door. The left hand side of the house
demolished later in the C19 when the lean-to was built. Grooms house has 4-panel
door and small window to light each floor the upper floor partly in the roof space,
Interior virtually complete and unaltered since the C19: original doors, floors and
This is a rare single storey count house and virtually unaltered since built.

Listing NGR: SW5962732499

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