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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: 1137004



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Newlyn East

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63958

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ST NEWLYN EAST SW 85 NE 2/12 Trevessa farmhouse

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Farmhouse, early C18 and mid C19 probably for Capt Botallick. Stone, slate hung, and scantle slate roof. Plan: Earlier build remains at east end, remainder demolished for large 2-storey block with through hall. 2 rooms deep and gable stacks, probably when adapted for mine captain's house for local silver-lead mines. Central entrance converted to 16-pane sash window, and other windows to both floors all 16-pane sashes. Brick stacks. Earlier end has casement windows and hipped roof. Stair window on gable end 4 panes wide with intersecting glazing bars. Lean-to along rear, whitewashed, containing garage and service rooms. John Trevisa, 1340 - 1402, scholar under patronage of Lord Thomas Berkeley, was born here. His works include 'de Regimine Principum', 'De Proprietatibus Rerum' and 'Polychronicon', and is said to have worked with Langland on Piers the Ploughman.

(c/f Eric Gethyn Jones, 'Trevisa of Berkeley', Alan Sutton (1978) and forthcoming work by Professor David Fowler of Seattle)

Listing NGR: SW8674955541

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jones, E G, Trevisa of Berkeley, (1978)

National Grid Reference: SW 86749 55541


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