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Stables, Attached Screen Walls and Barn South East of Penrose Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0838 / 50°5'1"N

Longitude: -5.2971 / 5°17'49"W

OS Eastings: 164229

OS Northings: 25620

OS Grid: SW642256

Mapcode National: GBR FX9G.GD3

Mapcode Global: VH139.45H2

Plus Code: 9C2P3PM3+G5

Entry Name: Stables, Attached Screen Walls and Barn South East of Penrose Manor House

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 2 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385343

Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Porthleven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Porthleven

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description


HELSTON

SW62NW PENROSE HILL
631-1/1/209 Stables, attached screen walls and
22/05/72 barn south-east of Penrose Manor
House
(Formerly Listed as:
PENROSE HILL
Stables at Penrose Manor)

GV II

Stables and attached barn. Pre-1788. For John Rogers. Barn
1833-34, extended 1841 and remodelled 1855. Killas rubble with
granite dressings; C20 scantle slate roof with central
bellcote with pyramidal slate roof. U-shaped plan stables plus
barn set back on the left built into the bank at the rear.
2 storeys; 2:1:2-bay central range with 2-window courtyard
returns. Probably mid C19 twelve-pane hornless sashes. Central
bay with side buttresses and broken forward and with
low-pitched gable with central oculus and pair of sashes over
elliptical-arched carriage doorway with C20 planked doors.
Left- and right-hand bays with blind windows except for
doorway on right with old planked door and 3-pane overlight.
Left-hand return courtyard elevation has 2 blind windows over
stable door and elliptical-arched carriage door; other return
similar but with 12-pane sashes to 1st-floor.
Rear of left-hand wing is an irregular 3-window range with mid
C19 hopper lights with vertical glazing bars and random panes
over horizontal-sliding vents plus window with margin panes
and coloured glass on the left; two 1st-floor loading doorways
and 2 ground-floor doorways including doorway to lean-to on
right spanned by chamfered oak lintel.
Barn front is 3 bays and symmetrical plus 1-bay 3-storey
extension on the right; original left-hand window with
vertical glazing bars and random panes, others with original
shutters, loading doorway (central to original front) over
wide doorway flanked by narrow doorways, all with planked and
ventilated doors. Extension on right has 12-pane fixed lights
to 1st floor over wide doorway and blocked doorway on right;
short flight of granite steps up left of wide doorway.
INTERIOR: shippon with C19 wooden stalls flanking central
cart/feed bay. Stalls retain tether chains and slate troughs
and cobbled floors with tiled drains.
Subsidiary features: rubble screen walls with hog-back granite
copings flanking left-hand wing of stables. Gateway left of
stables with square granite piers with round heads; wall
ramped up behind left-hand pier; other wall with rounded end
surmounted by later granite cap.
(National Trust Vernacular Buildings Survey: 1986-; Squires S:
Penrose Historic Survey: 1986-).


Listing NGR: SW6422925620

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