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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: 1137519



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Zennor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70573

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ZENNOR SW 43 NW 3/236 Higher Porthmeor Old Farmhouse - GV II Farmhouse. Circa late C17 or early C18. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Scantle slate roof with external dressed granite stack at left-hand gable end. Plan: 2 rooms with hall/kitchen left, smaller room possibly unheated, right. Central rear opening possibly formerly used as doorway to first-floor. In the C19 the eaves were heightened and the floor and roof structure were renewed. Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 2 window south-west front with doorway central to fenestration. Original doorway and ground floor openings. First floor openings, remodelled in the C19. Ledged door, shuttered windows. Interior: large fireplace with oak lintel in left hand part. Part of an unspoiled coastal hamlet set in the ancient field system of this part of Cornwall.

Listing NGR: SW4325337233

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National Grid Reference: SW4325337233


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