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The Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Buryan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0494 / 50°2'57"N

Longitude: -5.6312 / 5°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 140150

OS Northings: 22902

OS Grid: SW401229

Mapcode National: GBR DXGK.CD5

Mapcode Global: VH05V.B0WZ

Plus Code: 9C2P29X9+QG

Entry Name: The Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69665

Location: St. Buryan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Buryan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Buryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

ST BURYAN PENBERTH COVE
SW 42 SW
8/111 The Thatched Cottage
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GV II
House and adjoining cottage, now 1 house. C17 house, remodelled in the C18, extended
in circa 1911. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Original house has dry slate
roof and probably 018 dressed granite stack over left hand gable end. Later house
has thatched half-hipped roof with original dressed granite stacks over either side
wall.
Plan: Overall rectangular plan. On the left is the original 2-room-plan house
(originally with hall kitchen on the left and parlour on the right) with C18 or C19
single-storey outshut at rear. On the right is a deeper plan early C20 extension
with reused material from demolished C17 house which was on the same site. Originally
there were 2 rooms at the front (now all 1 room) flanking a central entrance hall
leading to former stair hall between rear service rooms.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Overall 5 window south west front. Original 2 window front on
the left with central doorway. Circa early C20 door, 4-pane horned sashes on the
left and 4-pane casements on the right. Probably C18 openings. There is a C17
chamfered window opening in the left hand end and another one at the rear. Unaltered
C20 house is much taller and has a nearly symmetrical 3-window front with central
chamfered doorway within original open-fronted thatched porch. 2-light mullioned
windows to ground floor; 2 wide arched 3-light windows under thatch eyebrows at first
floor left and right and small window between. Original door and casements with
glazing bars. Some reused C17 masonry (probably from house that was demolished to
built 1911 house).
Interior has large C17 chamfered fireplace at left-hand end with right-hand jamb
rebuilt and domed granite bread oven inserted in the C18. Other visible features are
C19 or C20.


Listing NGR: SW4015022902

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