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The Punch Bowl and Ladle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Kea, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.225 / 50°13'29"N

Longitude: -5.0617 / 5°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 181714

OS Northings: 40593

OS Grid: SW817405

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.NZJD

Mapcode Global: FRA 088F.KW1

Entry Name: The Punch Bowl and Ladle Inn

Listing Date: 15 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160255

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63458

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/176 The Punch Bowl and Ladle Inn


Public house. Circa late C17 extended circa early C19 to east and C20 to rear.
Painted stone rubble and cob walls and wheat-reed thatched roof with brick chimneys
over gable ends.
Plan of 3 rooms to original part (now 2 rooms) with room to left (west) at higher
level, plus 1 room addition to right (east) and later lean-to.
2 storeys. Slightly irregular 3-window south front. All C20 2-light casements.
Doorways between window openings, both with C20 thatched porches and C20 doors.
Large buttress to left of right-hand doorway. Circa early C19 extension on right,
originally the cellar, has ground floor opening only, widened C20 and with C20
window; doorway to right with C20 thatched porch and C20 window to far right inn
Interior has some original chamfered ceiling beams and large hearth in original
right-hand room with C17 chamfered and stopped oak lintel and C19 cloam oven. Recess
to left-hand of this room, formerly in the middle room may be for built in settle or
for hearth. Rear wall partly removed, and with it possible evidence for lateral
hearth. Boxed in stair with some winders to right of left-hand room.
Roof structure inaccessible but said to have been replaced following fire damage.
This building has been rather altered in the C20 making plan interpretation
difficult, but still retains some interest.

Listing NGR: SW8171440593

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