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A Grade II Listed Building in Lesnewth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6813 / 50°40'52"N

Longitude: -4.6418 / 4°38'30"W

OS Eastings: 213462

OS Northings: 90173

OS Grid: SX134901

Mapcode National: GBR N6.6FHJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 1758.MFX

Plus Code: 9C2QM9J5+G7

Entry Name: Penpol

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68766

Location: Lesnewth, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lesnewth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Otterham, Saint Juliot and Lesnewth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: English country house

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SX 19 SW
2/94 Penpol
- II
House. Circa early to mid C17. Stone rubble. Cement washed slate roof with gable
ends and projecting stone rubble gable end stacks. Cloam oven projection to right
hand stack.
Two room and through passage plan probably with parlour on left and kitchen on right,
both heated by end stacks. Thick partition wall on left hand side of passage. The
partition on the right hand side of the passage has been removed and the rear
entrance has been blocked. C20 single storey extension of one room plan on rear
Two storeys. The front wall appears to have been partly rebuilt and the right hand
side is set slightly forward. Almost symmetrical three window front. Central circa
C19 stone rubble porch with gable end rebuilt in late C20. Entrance has C20 plank
door and C17 ovolo moulded timber lintel with ogee stops. Two C20 2-light casements
with glazing bars; the left hand opening with unmoulded granite lintel and the right
hand opening with dressed granite flat arch and keystone. Three C20 2-light
casements with glazing bars on first floor.
Rear elevation; window in blocked rear entrance with C17 ovolo-moulded timber
lintel. Similar C17 lintel to probable stair window to rear of right hand room.
Interior ; Thick wall on left hand side of passage. Partition probably removed on
right hand side of passage. C20 stair, possibly in original stair position to rear
of right hand room. Ceiling beams roughly cut with slight chamfer. Fireplace to
probable parlour on left with chamfered granite lintel with straight-cut stops and
chamfered granite jambs. Right hand fireplace has granite lintel with dressed stone
relieving arch above and cloam oven. First floor and roof timbers not accessible.
Particularly unspoilt C17 house of two-room and through passage plan.

Listing NGR: SX1346290173

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