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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: 1140281



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Morval

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60736

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4/77 The Old Farmhouse and - The Cottage


Farmhouse; now 2 houses. Possible C16 or early C17 origins remodelled in 1960s- 1970s. Rendered stone rubble and cob with asbestos slate roof with hipped lower end on left and gabled higher end on right. Rendered stone rubble front lateral hall chimney stack with lower end originally heated by rear lateral chimney stack, now truncated and incorporated in rear outshut and inner room heated by truncated projecting stone rubble chimney stack on right-hand gable end. Probably 3 room and through passage plan now altered and exact arrangement uncertain. Large hall with projecting hall bay on front to right of front lateral hall stack. Turreted stair to rear at higher side of hall probably to solar above inner room. Service room added in outshut to rear of lower side of hall with cloam oven. Lower end heated by rear lateral stack later blocked when the fireplace was moved to the lower hipped end and inner room heated by gable end stack. House now divided into 2 with division towards lower side of hall . House on left comprising 2-room plan with lower end, through passage and small room to right formed from part of hall with further outshut extensions to rear. House on right comprising larger part of hall heated by front lateral stack, hall bay, inner room and turreted stair to rear with entrance between hall and inner room. 2 storey regular 4-window front with C20 fenestration; ground floor with C20 gabled porch to left, C20 lean-to extension near centre in front of front lateral stack and hall bay to right of centre in gabled 2-storey projection with C20 casement window below C17 chamfered timber lintel, with runout stops and slate drip stone above. Part glazed C20 door and casement window to right. First floor with 2 C20 casement windows to left of front lateral stack, C20 casement in gabled hall bay and C20 casement to right. Rear elevation with stair projection at higher side of hall with C19 casement and C20 extensions. Interior remodelled in 1960s/1970s with ceiling beams replaced, lintel to hall fireplace replaced and fireplace to rear lateral stack at lower end blocked. Heavy cross beam in hall probably reset in partition between 2 houses and turned on side with heavy chamfer, runout stops and probably mortice holes for muntins of plank and muntin screen. Turreted stair projection containing timber stair with wide treads. House on right with 4 trusses positioned above inner room and higher side of hall with collars and principals partly renewed; second truss circa late C17 with chamfered principals and chamfered, slightly cambered collar partly halved, lapped and pegged onto face of principal. Possible evidence of existence of barrel vaulted ceiling below, probably for solar above inner room. Fourth truss probably reused with some dark staining. Truss above hall bay with C17 dovetailed notched lapped joint. Roof timbers of left-hand house not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2594857320

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National Grid Reference: SX 25581 57353


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