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Latitude: 50.402 / 50°24'7"N
Longitude: -5.1103 / 5°6'37"W
OS Eastings: 179065
OS Northings: 60417
OS Grid: SW790604
Mapcode National: GBR Z9.NQS2
Mapcode Global: FRA 075Z.QWN
Entry Name: Penlyn
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 12 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1312372
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71056
Location: Crantock, Cornwall, TR8
Civil Parish: Crantock
Built-Up Area: Crantock
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Crantock
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 76 SE
4/53 Penlyn (formerly listed as -The
24.10.51 Hatch and Penlyn, The Square)
House; formerly part of a larger house, the rest now separate, attached to left, The
Hatch (q.v.). Circa mid C17, with later alterations, mainly of C19 and C20.
Slatestone rubble and cob, painted; the upper level rendered. Thatched roof with
gable ends. Gable end stack to right.
Plan: This is the passage and lower end room of a 3-room and cross passage house.
The entrance leads directly into the passage, with a winder stair inserted at the
rear of the passage. One room to right, heated from a gable end stack. One-room
plan addition to rear right.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 2 window front; all windows are 2-light casements.
Ground floor has 4-panelled and glazed door to left. Two casements to right of 8-
panes each light with cambered arches. First floor has 2 similar 6-pane casements,
all with L hinges, of C19. Right side has 2 small round windows at first floor. The
rear wing to right has C20 casement at ground floor and C20 2-light casement at first
floor. Single storey thatched addition at the right end. At the rear there are 2
large C20 gabled dormers with casements and C20 French windows and door.
Interior: The passage has a moulded wooden wall-plate to left; moulded dado rail and
blocked door, formerly leading into the hall, now part of The Hatch (q.v.). Winder
stair to rear of the passage. The room to right has 2 roughly hewn beams. Gable end
fireplace with cloam oven and salt holes; C19 mantel. At first floor, the roof is
inaccessible; 2 small rooms partitioned.
The house was probably divided circa early C19.
Listing NGR: SW7906460419
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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