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Latitude: 50.2389 / 50°14'20"N
Longitude: -4.8437 / 4°50'37"W
OS Eastings: 197315
OS Northings: 41528
OS Grid: SW973415
Mapcode National: GBR ZT.W2YZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 08RD.DSB
Entry Name: Cow House Including Surrounding Retaining Walls About 500 Metres South East of Caerhays Castle
Listing Date: 15 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327072
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71633
Location: St. Michael Caerhays, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Michael Caerhays
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Caerhays
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 94 SE,
ST MICHAEL CAERHAYS,
Cow house including surrounding retaining walls about 500 metres south-east of Caerhays Castle
Probably a cow house. C19. Red brick in English bond. Tiled conical roof.
Plan: Circular plan cow house, with doorways on opposite sides.
Exterior: The cow house is a single storey circular building with two doorways with
timber lintels; no windows.
The building is situated in an excavated circular hollow with stone rubble retaining
walls end access on the lower side. This is presumably to conceal it in the
Interior: The roof is supported on a central wooden post. There is a wooden manger.
Although the gardens are mainly of later C19, the park is possibly coeval with
Caerhays Castle itself, since Humphry Repton may have been consulted (D. Stroud).
Sources: Stroud, D.: Humphry Repton 1962.
Listing NGR: SW9731541528
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