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The Famous Barrel Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Penryn, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1663 / 50°9'58"N

Longitude: -5.1008 / 5°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 178649

OS Northings: 34187

OS Grid: SW786341

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.GM93

Mapcode Global: FRA 086L.2MB

Entry Name: The Famous Barrel Public House

Listing Date: 22 September 1971

Last Amended: 18 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365771

Location: Penryn, Cornwall, TR10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penryn

Built-Up Area: Penryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gluvias

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


580-1/6/89 (East side)
22/09/71 The Famous Barrel Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Commercial Inn (Public House))


Public house. Probably late C18. Granite and other rubble
walls; hipped asbestos slate roof with tall brick end stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range. C20 three-light
casements at left and right; 2-light casements in narrower
openings, right of middle; 1st-floor windows tight under
eaves; ground-floor openings spanned by segmental brick
arches; doorway left of middle with C20 door. INTERIOR:
partitions removed and walls stripped of plaster to reveal
granite fireplace on left; original ceiling joists with nails
from former plaster ceilings.

Listing NGR: SW7864934187

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

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