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Wesley's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Altarnun, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5968 / 50°35'48"N

Longitude: -4.5169 / 4°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 221965

OS Northings: 80479

OS Grid: SX219804

Mapcode National: GBR NC.CPLH

Mapcode Global: FRA 17FH.844

Plus Code: 9C2QHFWM+P6

Entry Name: Wesley's Cottage

Listing Date: 22 November 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68333

ID on this website: 101328088

Location: Trewint, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Altarnun

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Altarnon with Bolventor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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House. Circa early C18, extended in mid C18. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gable
ends. Stone rubble end stack on left.
Plan: Originally probably of two room plan, with entrance to right of centre, the
right hand room unheated and the hall-kitchen on left heated by an end stack.
Extended with a two-room plan wing to rear right in mid C18.
Exterior: Two storeys. Asymmetrical two-window front. Entrance porch to right of
centre, stone rubble with dressed granite round arch. Plank door within. Plank door
to right and C20 2-light casememt to left and two similar casements on first floor.
Interior: Not inspected.
Home of Digory and Elizabeth Isbel of Trewint. John Nelson's Cornish Journey
records how Nelson and Downes, two early Methodist preachers, were welcomed and
entertained by Digory and Elizabeth Isbell. In the mid C19 a small wing was added
to the rear of the cottage to provide further accommodation. Wesley preached at
Trewint 2 April 1744.

Listing NGR: SX2196580479

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