East Gooseham Farmhouse

12 Aug 1999
East Gooseham Farmhouse, Morwenstow, North Cornwall, Cornwall
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1/97 East Gooseham Farmhouse -

- II

House, formerly farmhouse. C17 origins, C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed stone, partly rendered, thatched roof half-hipped at right end, hipped at left end.

1 brick, 1 massive rendered chimney, brick arches to ground floor windows.

Original plan probably 3 room and through passage, former heated parlour at higher end now single-storey flat-roofed projection. Former outbuilding adjoining left end now incorporated as part of house accommodation. Single depth with short rear gabled projection. 2 storeys. 3 window, asymmetrical front with off-centre entrance. Probable rebuilding at higher end of former through passage has higher roof, lower roof over former outbuilding at lower end. Ground floor window left 2- light C19 casement, 6 panes per light. Small fixed window to former pantry to left of front door. Ground floor window right 16 pane C19 sash. First floor window left 3-light C20 casement, 2 panes per light. Other first floor windows similar 2- light casements. Thatch slightly eyebrowed over first floor windows. Single storey store room at right end roofed with corrugated iron.

Interior. Entrance into former through passage, wide rear door opposed to front door. Ground floor room to right of former passage has massive fireplace with cloam oven and unhewn fireplace beam. Ground floor room to left of former passage has massive fireplace with cloam oven. Late C17 stair with turned balusters to left of former passage, balusters to right hand side only. Principals visible in first floor rooms, some roof timbers said to have been replaced when corrugated iron roof was replaced with thatch. Store room to right was 2-storey with gable end chimney.

Listing NGR: SS2298516336


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1580 IOE Records taken by Hilary Phillips; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Hilary Phillips. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Phillips, Hilary

Rights Holder: Phillips, Hilary


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