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Porch Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in St Erth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1653 / 50°9'54"N

Longitude: -5.4288 / 5°25'43"W

OS Eastings: 155229

OS Northings: 35098

OS Grid: SW552350

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ7.N44

Mapcode Global: VH12T.V3DM

Entry Name: Porch Cottages

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70320

Location: St. Erth, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Erth

Built-Up Area: St Erth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST ERTH FORE STREET (north side), St Erth
SW 5435-5535
13/230 Nos 27 and 29 (Porch Cottages)
-
GV II

House with adjoining cottage. Circa 1800. Killas and granite rubble with granite
dressings to ground floor, rendered above (possibly over cob). Scantle slate roofs
with brick chimneys over the gable ends and over the cross party wall. Cast-iron
ogee gutters.
Plan: Double depth plan. 2 rooms wide house on the left, probably slightly later
cottage on the right with one room at the front and 1-room-plan bay set back on the
right. House has wider room, left (probably kitchen/living room) and parlour right
with cross passage between leading to stair and rear service rooms. Cottage has
cross passage on its left.
Exterior: 2-storeys. Overall 4:1 window range. House on left has nearly
symmetrical 2 window front with doorway central to the fenestration. Old panelled
door. Cottage has window over doorway, windows on the right and to wing set back on
the right. All the windows are circa late C19 or C20 4-pane horned sashes. Both
house and cottage have old open-fronted gabled porches. The cottage has C20 door
blocking its former open front.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW5522935098

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