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Pixie House to West of Lower Penpethy

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintagel, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.644 / 50°38'38"N

Longitude: -4.7143 / 4°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 208191

OS Northings: 86214

OS Grid: SX081862

Mapcode National: GBR N3.8LWD

Mapcode Global: FRA 170C.P6X

Plus Code: 9C2QJ7VP+H7

Entry Name: Pixie House to West of Lower Penpethy

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68827

Location: Tintagel, Cornwall, PL34

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Tintagel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Tintagel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Pixie House to west of Lower
4/165 Penpethy
Shop, possibly built as cottage. Probably late C19. Slate stone rubble. Scantle
slate roof with semi-conical hipped end on left and hipped end on right with gable
end to porch. Projecting front lateral stone rubble stack.
Very small 1 room plan with entrance through gabled porch on right and rounded left
end. Heated by a front lateral stack.
Single storey. Picturesque asymmetrical front elevation with low slate roof with
semi-conical hipped end on left and gabled open-fronted porch on right slightly to
right of centre of front a large lateral stack with wide set-offs, the shaft with
slated weathering at top. 2 narrow window openings flank the stack, the left hand
half dormer window with a gabled roof. Narrow window opening in left hand side wall.
Interior has segmental arched slate lintel to the fireplace and an exposed collar
rafter roof.
A board inside the porch states that this house, traditionally built for the piskies
in the C19, was formerly inhabited by an old woman.

Listing NGR: SX0819186214

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