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Latitude: 50.7216 / 50°43'17"N
Longitude: -4.6242 / 4°37'26"W
OS Eastings: 214867
OS Northings: 94610
OS Grid: SX148946
Mapcode National: GBR N7.3S1V
Mapcode Global: FRA 1765.GBT
Entry Name: Higher Hill
Listing Date: 12 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142441
English Heritage Legacy ID: 67224
Location: St. Gennys, Cornwall, EX23
Civil Parish: St. Gennys
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Gennys
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST GENNYS CRACKINGTON HAVEN
SX 19 SW
9/40 Higher Hill
House, formerly farmhouse. C17, remodelled C18 with C20 additions at rear.
Rendered slatestone and cob, slate roof laid in diminishing courses, some renewal
of slates. Roof now entirely painted with black fibreglass. Range 1 room deep
with wide cross passage, now stair hall. 2 rooms to right of passage, 1 to left,
gable end stacks, that to left gable end projecting. Wing to rear left forming L
plan. Infill at rear of main range: buttery and study with lower floor level and
dining room at rear right, possibly converted from attached farm building. 2
storey, 3 window range with 2 porches. C20 porch into own passage, second porch
into right ground floor room enclosed with slate gabled roof. Ground floor windows
left and centre 20-pane sashes with drip ledges, ground floor right C20 casement.
Upper storey windows left and right C20 casements, centre window 20-pane sash.
Slate sills throughout. Renewed windows to rear wing. Plain C18 painted panelling
to stair hall. Right gable end fireplace with truncated fireplace beam in room
with C19 century ceiling beams. Buttery with original slate floor. Encased
principals of 9-bay roof visible upstairs; collar and rafter roof halved and face
pegged to wing.
Listing NGR: SX1486794610
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