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Greystones

A Grade II Listed Building in St Teath, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5931 / 50°35'34"N

Longitude: -4.7347 / 4°44'5"W

OS Eastings: 206534

OS Northings: 80606

OS Grid: SX065806

Mapcode National: GBR N2.CTX9

Mapcode Global: FRA 07ZH.M7Z

Entry Name: Greystones

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68603

Location: St. Teath, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Teath

Built-Up Area: St Teath

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Teath

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST TEATH FORE STREET, St Teath
SX 0680 - 0780
7/162 Greystones
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II

House, converted to public house and house in circa early C19 and back into private
house in circa mid C20. Stone rubble with dressed quoins. Possibly rebuilt on front
elevation with timber frame and slate hung with large irregular rag slates. Rear
elevation, partly timber frame above first floor level. Asbestos slate roof with
gable end on left and hipped end on right. Brick end stack on left, rendered
projecting end stack on right and projecting stone rubble rear lateral hall stack
with brick shaft.
Plan: original plan probably of 3 rooms with through passage; the inner room and
lower end heated by end stacks and the hall, to left of centre, heated by a rear
lateral stack. House partly remodelled in early C18 when the lower end may have
become a parlour. The passage has been widened, probably in the early C19 or earlier
with a stair on the right hand side of the passage comprising probably C18 and C19
reworked joinery. Back kitchen or bake house added to rear right in circa early C19,
the cloam oven surviving in the reduced rubble walls to rear. Datestone on rear
lateral stack 'I B B 1805' (Bunt family) suggesting that the stack was rebuilt in
early C19, possibly contemporary with the rebuilding of the front wall, and rear wall
above first floor level.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 4-window front with large irregular Delabole slate
hanging. Window frames renewed in late C20 with 6-pane sashes. C20 door to left, 2
sash windows, C20 plank door and sash to right. The entrance porch to right of
centre has 2 tapered granite columns, possibly of the C17 with moulded bases. Porch
roof renewed in late C20 with flat top. 4 sashes on first floor.
Interior: passage widened with circa C19 reworked stair; thin stick balusters and
square newel to lower stage with deep moulded rail. Thicker circa C18 stick
balusters above. Right hand room has bolection moulded chimney-piece with later
circa C18 mantleshelf and C20 grate. C18 2-panel doors. Roof not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX0653480606

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