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Trevithick's Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66598

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penponds

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 63 NW
(east side)
7/52 Penponds
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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