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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
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SX 30930 71941


LINKINHORNE SX 37 SW 7/3 Browda House 27.8.52 If House. Largely of mid - late C19, incorporating some C17 structure; with additions and alterations of later C19 and some C20 alterations. Owned and rebuilt for Thomas Kittow, purser of South Caradon Mine. Slatestone and sandstone rubble with granite dressings and quoins; partly rendered. Slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends ; gable end stacks in ashlar with shaped tops and cornices; rear lateral stack with brick shaft. Plan: 3-room plan, with 2 rooms to left and one to right; end rooms heated by gable end stacks and the hall heated by a rear lateral stack. A storied porch leads to a wide passage and stair hall to rear. In the mid C19, the rear of the house was extended by a service wing to right, of 2-room plan, and the rear of the passage was extended for the stair hall, with a service room built behind the hall stack. In the later C19, a further addition was made to the rear left, of one-room plan. Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-window range. All windows are granite casements of C19 with diamond lights. Bay to left has 4-light window at ground floor and 3- light window at first floor, with gable over. Hall bay has similar 4-light window at ground floor and 3-light at first floor; all with hood moulds. 2-storey porch with hipped roof, has re-set C17 granite doorway with 4-centred arch, roundels in recessed spandrels and hood mould, small 2-light C20 casement above in chamfered granite surround. 2-light granite casement at ground floor to left side, lean-to porch with plain door to right side, with 2-light window above. Lower end to right has 3-light window at ground floor and 2-light window at first floor with small gable over. The right side has 2-light window at first floor to left, projecting oven to right. 2- storey rear wing to right has three 3-light granite casements at first floor, three C20 casements at ground floor with granite lintels, and door. The rear of the wing has C20 casement and door. At the left end, the gable end of the main range is blind. Rear wing set back and rendered to left, with canted bay through 2-storeys, with plate-glass sashes and hipped roof. 24-pane sash at first floor to right. The rear of the main range has a large stair light, with mullion and transom and diamond glazing. 2 C20 casements at ground and first floor to right. Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2917273224


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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