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Capstan Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sennen Cove, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0776 / 50°4'39"N

Longitude: -5.7043 / 5°42'15"W

OS Eastings: 135068

OS Northings: 26296

OS Grid: SW350262

Mapcode National: GBR DX9G.V75

Mapcode Global: VH05M.29PV

Plus Code: 9C2P37HW+27

Entry Name: Capstan Cottage

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69892

Location: Sennen, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sennen

Built-Up Area: Sennen Cove

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sennen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 32 NE
4/355 Capstan Cottage
House and adjoining cottage (possibly a former fisherman's store. C18 mostly painted
granite rubble walls with granite dressings. Wheat reed thatched roof over house,
grouted scantle slate roof over front of cottage, asbestos slate at rear. Brick
chimneys over left-hand gable end of cottage and left-hand gable end of house,
granite chimney heightened with brick,over right-hand end of house.
Plan: 2 room plan house on the right; 2 room plan cottage over probably former fish
cellar on the left. House possibly originally had shallow service rooms partitioned
off at the rear.
Exterior: Single-storey-over-basement cottage on the left; 2-storey house on the
right, all under the same eaves level. Overall irregular 4 window south front.
Cottage has doorway towards the left, a small window left of the doorway and another
small window towards the right. House has asymmetrical ground floor with central
doorway and window at either side. First floor has window over doorway and another
window on the right above the ground floor window. C20 ledged doors. C20 2-light
casement windows with glazing bars.
Rear is taller (ie over lower ground). House has some C20 openings. Cottage is 2
storeys at rear, unpainted rubble. Original basement doorway and ground and first
floor window openings.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW3506826296

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