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Crows (Covered Chamber) at Sw 40533445, Chun Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Morvah, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1533 / 50°9'11"N

Longitude: -5.6334 / 5°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 140553

OS Northings: 34461

OS Grid: SW405344

Mapcode National: GBR DXG8.QDS

Mapcode Global: VH058.9DQT

Plus Code: 9C2P5938+8J

Entry Name: Crows (Covered Chamber) at Sw 40533445, Chun Farm

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70523

Location: Morvah, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Morvah

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Pendeen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

MORVAH
SW 43 SW
6/182 Crows (covered chamber) at
- SW 40533445, Chun Farm
II
2 crows (local name to describe covered storage chambers). Probably C18. Granite
rubble fronts.
Plan: 2 round-on-plan chamber excavated out of the hillside with domed clay subsoil
ceilings.
Small doorways facing north constructed from granite moorstone.
Crows were possibly for cool food storage or possibly they are goose houses or
piggeries. Their construction bears a resemblance to the ancient fogous found
locally.


Listing NGR: SW4053034450

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