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Pair of Small Shelters of Uncertain Purpose 150 Metres to East of Summit of Butter's Tor

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Breward, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5755 / 50°34'31"N

Longitude: -4.6047 / 4°36'16"W

OS Eastings: 215669

OS Northings: 78328

OS Grid: SX156783

Mapcode National: GBR N7.F51M

Mapcode Global: FRA 177K.3WH

Plus Code: 9C2QH9GW+64

Entry Name: Pair of Small Shelters of Uncertain Purpose 150 Metres to East of Summit of Butter's Tor

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67452

ID on this website: 101158804

Location: Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Breward

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Breward

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SX 17 NE
7/187 Pair of small shelters of
uncertain purpose 150 metres to
east of summit of Butter's Tor

Pair of small shelters of uncertain purpose. Circa C19 or earlier. Granite rubble.
Plan: Small shelter of overall roughly circular plan with central dividing wall
forming two semi-circular cells. Two low entrances in front. Built into side of
steeply sloping bank which rises up to Butter's Tor (1038') on the west.
Exterior: Low shelter, built into the bank with two rectangular openings forming
entrances on front. Roughly constructed corbelled granite rubble roof.
Earth floor. It is possible that these buildings were goose houses and belonged to
the farm which now stands derelict to the south.

Listing NGR: SX1566978328

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