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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: 1141648



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63434

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1/150 The Post Office Farmhouse


Farmhouse with cottage and adjoining farm building, now 1 house. C18. Painted killas rubble and cob, slate sills, segmental brick arches to ground floor openings and timber lintels to first floor. Steep asbestos slate roof over house, formerly thatched, with brick chimneys over rubble breasts to gable ends. Roof continues over later farm building right (east) at same pitch. Later C18 cottage, left, has lower pitched corrugated asbestos roof at lower pitch, formerly scantle slate, and with brick chimney over rubble gable end left. Plan originally of 2-room farmhouse with central passage with rear stair turret behind left-hand room, now partly enclosed by large C19 lean-to. Later C18 barn added to right-hand (west) end with roof sweeping lower to rear over angled projection with rounded end wall. Finally extended to left-hand end (west) by single-cell cottage with stair turret or fuel store projection to rear left. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window south front of original farmhouse flanked by regular 1-window front of cottage, left, and barn front, right, with small ventilation window to first floor and C20 extensions to ground floor. Farmhouse has central doorway with open fronted scantle roofed gable ended porch with unpierced rubble side walls. Similar porch to front right of cottage. All 4-pane horned sashes except 6-paned ones to ground floor of farmhouse. Interior not inspected but said to be little altered. A late example of houses with stair turret projections and rare survival of unaltered circa late C18 early C19 open-fronted porches.

Listing NGR: SW7738243930

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National Grid Reference: SW 77382 43930


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