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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: 1137246



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Gennys

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67219

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ST GENNYS SX 19 NE 5/32 Higher Tresmorn


House. C16 early C17 core with late C17 alterations and C20 addition at rear. Whitewashed, rendered slatestone rubble with rag slate roof. Left gable end unrendered. Right gable end whitewashed brick chimney. Left gable end brick chimney. Evidence for 2-bay open hall plan with chambering over to left and probably to right. Right gable end stack probably later C17 addition. Range extended at right gable end under lower roof into north end of outbuilding adjoining at right gable end at south-east; north part of outbuilding now incorporated into house with internal lateral stack and tall chimney. 2-storey C20 rear addition probably remodelling of earlier rear outshut. 2-storey, 3-window south front with off-centre gabled, enclosed porch with slate roof. Round-headed, chamfered, granite inner doorway. Windows renewed casements, length of slate sills suggests altered openings. Extension at right gable end has first-floor 4-pane bulls eye opening. Chamfered principals with curved feet in upstairs rooms. Chamfers continued on cambered collars in roof space, smoke-blackening visible on 2 trusses. Whitewashed cob outbuilding with slate roof hipped at south gable end has C20 lean-to under galvanized iron roof. Granite coping built into left-hand gable end and high quality of roof suggest that present building was part of a larger complex.

Listing NGR: SX1614197704

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National Grid Reference: SX 16141 97704


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