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A Grade II* Listed Building in Veryan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.218 / 50°13'4"N

Longitude: -4.9239 / 4°55'25"W

OS Eastings: 191508

OS Northings: 39419

OS Grid: SW915394

Mapcode National: GBR ZN.MCWD

Mapcode Global: FRA 08KG.5JV

Plus Code: 9C2Q639G+5C

Entry Name: Chyrond

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 27 November 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 393625

Location: Veryan, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Veryan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Veryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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8/143 Chyrond (formerly listed as
- The Round House)
- II*

Round cottage, circa 1820. Painted rubble and cob with wheatreed thatch conical roof.
One room plan. 2 storeys. Arched entrance to south with C20 door but original
Gothick tympanum detail over. Thatched open porch on posts. Low arched head of
window over breaks eaves line; C20 windows with glazing bars. Original arched ground
and first floor window openings to east (road) side with stone borders. Bobbin
turned, cross finial to roof. Interior not inspected. One of 5 round houses in Veryan
by Hugh Rowe, a Lostwithiel builder for the Reverend Jeremiah Trist, reputed to be one
for each of his 5 daughters. Round plan said to be to deter the activities of the
Devil, but more likely reason is economy.

Listing NGR: SW9150839419

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