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Earth Closet East of the Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Germoe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1158 / 50°6'56"N

Longitude: -5.3788 / 5°22'43"W

OS Eastings: 158549

OS Northings: 29439

OS Grid: SW585294

Mapcode National: GBR FX3C.T55

Mapcode Global: VH131.QCB1

Entry Name: Earth Closet East of the Cottage

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160809

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65907

Location: Germoe, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Germoe

Built-Up Area: Germoe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germoe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/228 Earth closet east of The Cottage


Detached earth closet. Circa early-mid C19. Dressed granite front, otherwise
granite rubble with dressed granite quoins. Scantle slate roof with gable ends. Red
clay ridge tiles.
Small single cell plan with doorway to the south side; seat along the rear wall with
provision for 1 bucket.
South front has doorway slightly right of middle.
Interior has original wooden seat with lid.
A virtually complete C19 earth closet and very near the Church of Saint Germoe qv and
Saint Germoe's Chair qv.

Listing NGR: SW5854929439

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

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