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Latitude: 50.2029 / 50°12'10"N
Longitude: -5.3122 / 5°18'43"W
OS Eastings: 163736
OS Northings: 38908
OS Grid: SW637389
Mapcode National: GBR FX84.MGN
Mapcode Global: VH12P.W508
Entry Name: Trevithick's Cottage
Listing Date: 29 October 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310895
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66598
Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14
Civil Parish: Camborne
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Penponds
Church of England Diocese: Truro
CAMBORNE HIGHER PENPONDS ROAD
SW 63 NW
29.10.65 Trevithick's Cottage
Also known as Higher Penponds Farm Cottage. Farmhouse, now house. C18,
altered. Whitewashed killas rubble and brick, thatched roof, brick chimneys.
L-plan formed by 2-unit main range with stable attached at right-hand
end, and short rear wing to the left. Two low storeys and 2 bays;
symmetrical; central doorway protected by modern gabled porch, 2 square
windows on each floor, all of 6 panes with lay bars only; gable chimneys.
Stable continued to the right, of killas and granite rubble with slate roof,
has a central doorway with loading door over it. The left gable wall of the
house has a bronze plaque attached at 1st floor recording that the engineer
Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) lived here. Rear has modern lean-to
addition in angle with wing. Interior: parlour to right of door is fully
panelled, with a dado of horizontal boards, dado rail, and vertical boarding
with moulded muntins, fireplace with architrave including fluted columns,
and basket-arched alcove with keystone; kitchen to left has rectangular
fireplace with timber lintel. The item is now a National Trust property.
Listing NGR: SW6373638908
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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