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A Grade II Listed Building in Crantock, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2PCV2Q+RV

Entry Name: Penlyn

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Last Amended: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71056

Location: Crantock, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

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

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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

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