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Henhouse at Approximately 30 Metres North of Penrose Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sennen, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0724 / 50°4'20"N

Longitude: -5.6678 / 5°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 137653

OS Northings: 25586

OS Grid: SW376255

Mapcode National: GBR DXDH.6NJ

Mapcode Global: VH05M.QF0V

Entry Name: Henhouse at Approximately 30 Metres North of Penrose Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69858

Location: Sennen, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sennen

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sennen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SENNEN
SW 32 NE
4/320 Henhouse at approximately 30 metres
- north of Penrose Farmhouse
GV II
Round building last used as a hen house. Probably C17, remodelled as a hen house in
the C19. Granite moorstone rubble walls. Corrugated iron monopitched roof.
Plan: Approximately round on plan, externally (adjoining 3 hedges) with rectangular-
on-plan internal cell with 6 nesting boxes built into the walls.
Exterior: Single storey. Only openings are a doorway and a small window on its
right, both on the east side. There is a C17 granite monolithic gate-pier, on the
south side, with 4 mortices for former loose-barred gate.
Interior: Simple rubble walled interior with 6 nesting boxes (south and west walls).


Listing NGR: SW3766325587

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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