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Penhole House and Garden Wall to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in North Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5611 / 50°33'39"N

Longitude: -4.4174 / 4°25'2"W

OS Eastings: 228879

OS Northings: 76268

OS Grid: SX288762

Mapcode National: GBR NH.G54D

Mapcode Global: FRA 17ML.4W5

Plus Code: 9C2QHH6M+C3

Entry Name: Penhole House and Garden Wall to Front

Listing Date: 10 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432398

Location: North Hill, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: North Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: North Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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4/160 Penhole House and garden wall to
Farmhouse, divided into two houses and garden wall to front. Probably C17 extended
in the late C19. Stone rubble, rendered on front. Slate roof with gable ends and
hipped end to rear wing. Stone rubble end, side lateral and axial stacks.
Plan: Original arrangement uncertain. Overall 'L' shaped plan. The front range has
two principal rooms heated by end stacks, the rooms flanking a central entrance and a
wing of one-room plan to rear left, heated by a side lateral stack and stair in
projection to rear of passage. The house continues to rear left with a wing of
probably 3-room plan, the far room a circa early to mid C19 extension. There are C19
outshut extensions on the left hand side of this wing and a one-room plan cottage
adjoining which is heated by an end stack.
Exterior: Two storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front, rendered with moulded plinth and
flat string band. Central C20 porch with C19 inner door flanked by two C19 16-pane
sashes with three similar sashes on first floor. The stair projection to rear of
this range has a hipped end. The wing to rear has a regular 3-window right hand
elevation with late C19 or C20 2-light casements and 4-pane sashes. Stone rubble
garden wall and front with moulded coping and ashlar stone square-on-plan gatepiers
with pyramid caps. C19 wrought iron gate.
Interior: The owner states that the rear wing has several early features including
large fireplaces and exposed beams. Interior not accessible.

Listing NGR: SX2887976268

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