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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: 1141773



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Morwenstow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 64902

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1/97 East Gooseham Farmhouse -

- II

House, formerly farmhouse. C17 origins, C19 and C20 alterations. Whitewashed stone, partly rendered, thatched roof half-hipped at right end, hipped at left end. 1 brick, 1 massive rendered chimney, brick arches to ground floor windows. Original plan probably 3 room and through passage, former heated parlour at higher end now single-storey flat-roofed projection. Former outbuilding adjoining left end now incorporated as part of house accommodation. Single depth with short rear gabled projection. 2 storeys. 3 window, asymmetrical front with off-centre entrance. Probable rebuilding at higher end of former through passage has higher roof, lower roof over former outbuilding at lower end. Ground floor window left 2- light C19 casement, 6 panes per light. Small fixed window to former pantry to left of front door. Ground floor window right 16 pane C19 sash. First floor window left 3-light C20 casement, 2 panes per light. Other first floor windows similar 2- light casements. Thatch slightly eyebrowed over first floor windows. Single storey store room at right end roofed with corrugated iron. Interior. Entrance into former through passage, wide rear door opposed to front door. Ground floor room to right of former passage has massive fireplace with cloam oven and unhewn fireplace beam. Ground floor room to left of former passage has massive fireplace with cloam oven. Late C17 stair with turned balusters to left of former passage, balusters to right hand side only. Principals visible in first floor rooms, some roof timbers said to have been replaced when corrugated iron roof was replaced with thatch. Store room to right was 2-storey with gable end chimney.

Listing NGR: SS2298516336

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National Grid Reference: SS 22985 16336


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