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Wharf Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Werrington, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6708 / 50°40'14"N

Longitude: -4.3485 / 4°20'54"W

OS Eastings: 234141

OS Northings: 88310

OS Grid: SX341883

Mapcode National: GBR NL.74VR

Mapcode Global: FRA 17S9.FQS

Entry Name: Wharf Cottage

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68185

Location: Werrington, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Werrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Werrington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 38 NW
9/296 Wharf Cottage, Druxton Wharf

House, later wharfinger's cottage, now a private house. Probably C17 or early C18.
Painted stone rubble and cob with cob walls to outshut. Scantle slate roof with
hipped ends. Brick end stacks.
Plan: Two room and cross or through passage plan heated by end stacks. Circa C18
lean-to service outshut added across rear.
Exterior: Two storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with complete C19 casements with
crown glass. Central C19 6-panel door with slate hood flanked by two 3-light
casements. First floor with central 2-light casement flanked by two 3-light
Interior: Not inspected.
The house was used by the wharfinger after the opening of Bude Canal in 1823. It
stands close to the now filled in canal basin of Duxton Wharf. The former stable and
warehouse to the north west are not inspected.
Rendell, J. The Storey of The Bude Canal, 1987.

Listing NGR: SX3414188310

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