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Post Box Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawnan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.104 / 50°6'14"N

Longitude: -5.1162 / 5°6'58"W

OS Eastings: 177264

OS Northings: 27309

OS Grid: SW772273

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.8H7M

Mapcode Global: FRA 085R.2MS

Entry Name: Post Box Cottage

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66188

Location: Mawnan, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mawnan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


9/205 Post Box Cottage


Small house with adjoining cottage, now 1 house. Circa late C18 or early C19,
extended circa mid C19. Slurried rubble with cob to the upper floor of the original
house (left). Dry Delabole slate roof with brick chimneys over gable end, left, and
over hipped end on the right. House was probably originally thatched.
Plan: 2-room plan original house on the left and later 1-room-plan cottage on the
right. The house has central lobby entrance and the cottage has lobby entrance on
its left. Possibly remodelled plan in the C20.
Exterior: 2-storey. Overall 4 window south-east front with symmetrical 3 window
front with central doorway of original house on the left and regular 1 window front
of cottage on the right. C20 doors in original openings. C20 12-pane casement
windows, probably copies of former windows.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW7726427309

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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