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A Grade II Listed Building in Kea, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2284 / 50°13'42"N

Longitude: -5.033 / 5°1'58"W

OS Eastings: 183769

OS Northings: 40886

OS Grid: SW837408

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.9M43

Mapcode Global: FRA 08BF.C0B

Entry Name: Sunnyside

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63424

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/140 Sunnyside


House and adjoining cottage, now house. Circa late C18. Rendered and painted cob on
rubble footing, wooden lintels and slate sills. House has steep asbestos slate roof
and cottage has corrugated asbestos originally thatched roof at lower pitch. Brick
chimney over each gable end including party wall. Chimney at east end is over large
external breast with quadrant oven projection.
House is 2-room cross passage plan with external stair projection to rear of east
room. Cottage to left is single-cell plan plus lean-to at west end.
2 storeys. South front of lean-to with window, left, 1-window cottage and
symmetrical 3-window front of house, right. House has central doorway within circa
early C19 wide porch with central cambered arched doorway with ledged door and
flanking 16-pane fixed lights and similar windows to porch side walls. House windows
are original 16-pane hornless sashes with much crown glass. Cottage has doorway to
right with 4-panel top-glazed door. 4-pane horned sash to left and 16-pane sash to
first floor between window and door. Cast iron ogee gutters. Later lean-to, left,
has doorway with top-glazed door and 2-light casement over.
Interior of house is simple but little altered with side moulding to ceiling beams;
original stair with cupboard under and turned newel to landing balustrade; 2-panel
doors to first floor rooms and pine muntin and plank partitions boxed in C20.
Original pine roof structure with lapped and pegged collars and pegged halved apices.
Cottage has thin but deep bowtell moulded beams.
A very complete late C18 house with archaic features of external chimney breast and
stair but with its original sashes and curious but very attractive porch.

Listing NGR: SW8376840888

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