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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1129867



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Kew

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351510

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SW 97 NE ST KEW 4/171 Rooke Farmhouse - GV II Farmhouse. Possibly early to mid C18 extended in circa early and mid C19. Stone rubble with dressed granite quoins. Slate roof with hipped ends to front range, originally with hipped projection to rear and extension to rear with gable ends. Brick chimney stacks on left-hand hipped end and left and right-hand gable ends of rear extensions. The circa early to mid C18 range probably comprised a 2 room and cross passage plan with a rear wing on right, probably for the stair. In circa early C19 the house was extended with a service range of one room-plan to rear left forming an overall double depth plan. In circa mid C19 the house was further extended with a wing of one-room plan set back, projecting from the right hand side elevation. In circa late C19 a range of service rooms including dairy were added to rear left in a single-storey outshut extension. 2 storeys regular 3:1 window front. Left-hand range with 2 early C19 16-pane hornless sashes. Set back on right-hand side, range with large 16-pane hornless sash on ground floor with tripartite hornless sash on first floor. C19 partly glazed door in right-hand side of front range. Interior Front earlier range with partitions removed to form one large room. Kitchen to rear on left with large C19 kitchen fireplace, plaster ceiling and meat hooks. Rear projecting wing of earlier range with chamfered timber ceiling beams, some with straight cut stops. Roof to main range, rear projecting and service range circa mid to late C19. roof above 1-room range set back onright with lapped and pegged collars and apex.

Listing NGR: SW9951276245

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National Grid Reference: SW 99512 76245


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