Bowgyheere Farmhouse

23 Sep 1999
Bowgyheere Farmhouse, Ludgvan, Penwith, 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.

LUDGVAN SW 53 SW 8/2 Bowgyheere Farmhouse - II Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Probably C18 or earlier, remodelled circa early C19.

Stuccoed front, otherwise painted rubble. Scantle slate roof over lower left-hand part, otherwise asbestos slate. Brick chimneys over external rubble stack of far left gable end; over gable-ended party wall and 2 chimneys over the right hand wall where the roof returns with hips to parallel roof behind the right hand side of the house. Cast-iron ogee gutters.

Plan : long irregular 4-rooms long range originally single depth but in circa the early C19 the right hand end was extended behind to form a double-depth plan providing a stair hall and shallow service room; left of middle a first floor bow window was added both front and rear. C20 extension at rear left.

Exterior : 2 storeys. Overall slightly irregular 7 window south east front. Doorway towards right within south east front. Doorway towards right within C20 glazed porch. Pair of 3-panel circa early C19 doors and sidelights with geometric glazing.

Circa late C19 horned sashes. Bow window to first floor third from left is horned copy with paired brackets to the cornice (similar window at rear).

Interior : Circa early C19 open-well open-string stair with fluted stick balusters on plinths; some moulded ceiling cornices and panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SW5147232328


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0423 IOE Records taken by Richard Clegg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clegg, Richard

Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard


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