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Round Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6832 / 50°40'59"N

Longitude: -4.6907 / 4°41'26"W

OS Eastings: 210012

OS Northings: 90513

OS Grid: SX100905

Mapcode National: GBR N4.66Y2

Mapcode Global: FRA 1728.DF2

Plus Code: 9C2QM8M5+7P

Entry Name: Round Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68737

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

FORRABURY AND HIGH STREET (east side) Boscastle
SX 19 SW MINSTER
2/73 Round Tree Cottage
GV II
House. Circa early C18. Rendered and painted slate-stone rubble and cob. Rag slate
roof with gable ends and brick end stacks.
2 room and cross passage plan with service rooms added in rear outshot in circa late
C18. Interior partly remodelled in late C20.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front refenestration in late C20. In ground floor to
left, a 3-light greenstone window which lights the fireplace of the left hand room;
this window is similar to one in the Old Post Office, Tintagel (qv) and could
possibly be late C15 or early C16 and probably reset. Alternatively the window could
be in situ suggesting that the house was considerably remodelled in the early C18 or
possibly the window is in fact early C18 and thus a late survival of its type. 2-
light casement with remains of slate hood above and C20 glazed door near centre. C20
3-light window to right. First floor with two C20 windows in half dormers with 2-light
casement in centre.
Interior largely remodelled in late C20. The remains of a circa C17 carved cornice,
possibly from a hall screen, were found reset in the rear outshot. Roof structure
circa early C18 with principals and collars lap-jointed and pegged.


Listing NGR: SX1001290513

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