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Trenance Cottages Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Newquay, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4098 / 50°24'35"N

Longitude: -5.0743 / 5°4'27"W

OS Eastings: 181660

OS Northings: 61174

OS Grid: SW816611

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.9885

Mapcode Global: FRA 078Z.0XM

Plus Code: 9C2PCW5G+W7

Entry Name: Trenance Cottages Museum

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71147

Location: Newquay, Cornwall, TR7

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Newquay

Built-Up Area: Newquay

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Newquay

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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16/143 Trenance Cottages Museum
- II

Row of three attached houses, now all one museum. Probably late C18-early C19, with
few C20 alterations. Painted stone rubble. Bitumenised slate roof, hipped. with
ridge tiles. Axial stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: One house to left, of 2-room plan, each room with a gable end stack originally;
and central entrance. Pair of attached cottages to right, of one build; each of one-
room plan, heated from a shared axial stack and with entrances at the outer sides.
To rear left there is an addition of circa mid C19, of one-room plan. Attached to
front right is a single storey addition, possibly originally a wash-house, heated
from a gable end stack and with a small single storey shed attached at the front
gable end.
Exterior: The house to end left is of 2 storeys, a symmetrical 2-window front; ground
floor has central C19 6-panelled door with C19 4-pane sash to right and left, with
keystones. First floor has 2 gabled dormers with 4-pane sashes. 2 pigeon holes at
first floor to left.
To right is an asymmetrical 4-window range; four 4-pane sashes at first floor; ground
floor has two 4-pane sashes with door between to left, to right a 4-pane sash, door
and 6-pane light. The front single storey wing has door at the inner side, and lower
single storey shed attached at the front gable end. The right side has the one-room
plan addition, with blocked window at ground floor. Left end has 4-pane sash at
first floor to right. All windows are C19 sashes or C20 copies.
Interior: The house to left has a straight stair, boxed in, in the rear of the
entrance passage. Recess in the rear wall with slate cill and tap. The central
house has small room to left with slate-paved floor and front pantry, with C19 beams.
Straight stair leading to two rooms at first floor. The end house to right has had
the floor removed. Doors are all 4-panelled.

Listing NGR: SW8166061174

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