Sladdacott Farmhouse And Adjoining Cottage And Barn

16 Mar 2006
Sladdacott Farmhouse And Adjoining Cottage And Barn, Week St Mary, 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.

WEEK ST MARY SX 29 NW 6/76 Sladdacott Farmhouse and adjoining cottage and barn 29.9.61 GV II

Farmhouse, cottage and barn. Circa C17 with possibly earlier build and alterations of C19 and C20. 1 plastered cob range with hipped slate roof, partly renewed, axial brick chimney; a more ambitious adjoining slatestone rubble hall range with granite dressings, slate roof and projecting rear lateral stack with set-offs, the chimney rebuilt in concrete blocks rendered in imitation roughcast. Single depth on ground floor with service additions to rear. Attached at lower end a 2nd range, single depth, 2 rooms. Complex history, the 2 ranges were separate buildings until the late C19; the hall range may have had a detached kitchen. Hall range with sprocketted hipped roof to right gable end, 2-storey, 2 windows wide with gabled, 2-storey porch at front right, upper storey rebuilt late C20 with 2-light timber gable window with glazing bars, new lintel, sill etc. Outer porch moulded granite 4-centred arch under square-headed hood mould with square label stops and spandrel carvings of bull within triangle. Elaborate stops to base of outer door jambs consist of sculpted ball motifs in half-lozenge and lozenge. 6-light, granite, mullioned, ground floor hall window, 3-panes per light under moulded hood. First floor windows, two 3-light casements with glazing bars under wooden lintels. Hall has slatefloor, closely-spaced axial floor beams with cross beam and evidence for stair to left of fireplace. Fireplace with chamfered granite jambs with reverse straight cut stops. 2-storey, 3-window cob range attached at right gable end has lower roof line and entrance through C20 door glazed with small panes at front right. Ground floor window left C20 sash, ground floor window right, 3- light casement with glazing bars and first floor windows left and centre 2-light casements with glazing bars; smaller window opening above door. Ground floor room left has sawn ceiling beams, slate floor and large fireplace with second flue to cloam oven. 2nd stack, now blocked, to rear wall with raised hearth, known as cheese chimney. Roof with pegged principals. 2 buildings adjoining these ranges included for group value; cottage: formerly bank barn attached to left gable end of hall range; barn with loft above attached to right gable end of cob range. Barn has hipped corrugated iron roof and boldly projecting external stair flight of rubble stone. The cob range has replacement fenestration.

Listing NGR: SX2236995700


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0597 IOE Records taken by Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Kenneth D'Maurney-Gibbons. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: D'maurney-Gibbons, Kenneth

Rights Holder: D'maurney-Gibbons, Kenneth


Brick, Cob, Granite, Iron, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Barn, Hayloft, Monument <By Form>