Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140294

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1985

Statutory Address: POLPEVER


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Statutory Address: POLPEVER

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Duloe

National Grid Reference: SX 23540 55223


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3/12 Polpever - II

Farmhouse. Circa C17 with circa mid C19 rear wing. Stone rubble with steeply pitched corrugated iron and asbestos slate roof with gable ends. Slate roof to rear projecting wing with gable end and lower corrugated iron roof with gable end to projecting wing at front. Stone rubble projecting chimney stacks at gable ends of main range and brick stack to C19 rear projecting wing. Plan altered and original arrangement unclear. Comprises 2-room plan with through passage. Parlour (now dairy) at higher end (left) and larger kitchen at lower end (right). Both heated by end stacks. Through passage blocked at front by addition of short originally unheated 2-storey projecting wing, circa mid C17, with C19 fireplace in lower side wall with shaft removed. Entrance to farmhouse inserted leading staight into kitchen room at lower end. House may have continued at lower end where the stonework in a projecting wing of the adjoining barn, now converted into a dwelling, appears contemporary. However, there is little evidence. Further wing added at higher end to rear in mid C19. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front with timber lintels to openings. Ground floor with C19 2-light casement with glazing bars to left at higher end. 2-light casement without glazing bars on ground of projecting wing with slate string above and glazed outshut porch on right with low stone rubble wall and lean-to roof. First floor with C19 centre-hung casement with glazing bars at higher end and 2-light casement without glazing bars in gable end of projecting wing. Rear elevation with C19 3-light casement with glazing bars to kitchen on left. Lean-to stone rubble porch in angle with projecting rear wing with wall set slightly forward. First floor with late C19 2-light casement and C19 2-light casement with glazing bars above rear entrance. Eaves possibly raised on left. C19 casements to rear wing. Interior Unaltered C19 interior. Kitchen at lower end heavy chamfered ceiling beams with runout stops. Screen lower side of probable earlier through passage removed. Front entrance of through passage blocked. Large kitchen fireplace partly blocked. Dairy, first floor and roof timbers not inspected. Good example of an unspoilt farmhouse with unaltered front and rear elevations and C19 interior.

Listing NGR: SX2206358017


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Legacy System number: 60666

Legacy System: LBS

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