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Downs View

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Gennys, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.7097 / 50°42'34"N

Longitude: -4.6234 / 4°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 214874

OS Northings: 93291

OS Grid: SX148932

Mapcode National: GBR N7.4L6T

Mapcode Global: FRA 1766.GM5

Entry Name: Downs View

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67254

Location: St. Gennys, Cornwall, PL32

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Gennys

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gennys

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 19 SW
9/68 Downs View


House, formerly Red Lion public house. Circa late C17, remodelled late C18/early
C19. Early C20 porch. Colour-washed rendered stone and cob, slate roof. Range 1
room deep with wide outshut at rear under catslide roof. Projecting stacks at
gable ends. Massive off-centre axial stack. Probably originally late C17 range 2
or 3 rooms wide; change in front plane and smaller stack to right gable end
suggests late C18/early C19 rebuilt or extension. Lean-to addition at right gable
end with gable coping stones. 2 storey, 3 window range with 2 entrances to front.
Off-centre early C20 enclosed porch with gabled slate roof and vertical boards in
gable, double doors with diagonal boarding and stained glass panels of sailing
ship. Additional entrance door front left. 2 ground floor windows, one on either
side of porch. Window to left of porch 2-light casement with slate sill. Taller
circa late C18 2-light casement with drip ledge to right of porch. 3 upper storey
windows: 2-light sliding casements with glazing bars. Oven at left gable end.
Right gable end slate hung and colour-washed.

Listing NGR: SX1487493291

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