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Cottage and Adjoining Barn 8 Metres to West of Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Stephens by Launceston Rural, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6536 / 50°39'13"N

Longitude: -4.4072 / 4°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 229934

OS Northings: 86538

OS Grid: SX299865

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.81T1

Mapcode Global: FRA 17NB.W9M

Plus Code: 9C2QMH3V+F4

Entry Name: Cottage and Adjoining Barn 8 Metres to West of Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68050

Location: St. Stephens By Launceston Rural, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Stephens by Launceston Rural

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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8/156 Cottage and adjoining barn 8 metres
- to west of Forge Cottage


Pair of cottages and adjoining barn, now used as a store and a cottage. Probably C18
extended in the mid C19. Stone rubble and cob, the cottage rendered and painted.
Mid C19 extension on left of stone rubble with brick dressings. Corrugated asbestos
roof with remains of thatch surviving underneath. Gable ends. Projecting stone rubble
end stack on right with set offs and cloam oven projection.
Plan: Originally probably two 1-room plan cottages with barn added on left hand end
in circa mid C19. The right hand cottage has an entrance on left, entering directly
into the ground floor room which is heated by an end stack. The left hand cottage
was probably also of 1-room plan with entrance on right although it is uncertain how
it was heated. In the circa mid C19 a barn was added on the left hand end. The
eight hand cottage is still in domestic use although the left hand cottage and barn
are now used as a store.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical two window front with barn on left. Entrance to
right hand cottage has a C19 plank door with slate hood, C20 window to right and C19
1-light casement to left. C19 2-light casement on first floor. The left hand
cottage has a C20 outshut containing a porch with 6-pane window to left and C19 2-
light casement on first floor. Barn to left has brick dressings to openings and C20
garage doors to rear.
Interior of right hand cottage with unspoilt and unaltered C19 joinery. Interior of
left hand cottage gutted but with a timber pegged probably C18 roof which retains a
layer of thatch.

Listing NGR: SX2993486538

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