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TREWAVAS FARMHOUSE, ADJOINING OUTBUILDINGS, FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND MOUNTING BLOCK

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.

Name: TREWAVAS FARMHOUSE, ADJOINING OUTBUILDINGS, FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND MOUNTING BLOCK

List entry Number: 1141989

Location

TREWAVAS FARMHOUSE, ADJOINING OUTBUILDINGS, FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND MOUNTING BLOCK

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wendron

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66368

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History

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Details

SW 63 SE WENDRON HENDRA

4/381 Trewavas Farmhouse, adjoining - outbuildings, front garden walls and mounting block

II

Farmhouse. C16 or early C17 remodelled and extended in the C19. Painted rubble walls with some granite dressings. Scantle slate roof sweeping lower at rear later outshut. Brick chimney over the gable ends of the house (party wall with barn on the left). Some stone corbels under the eaves. Plan: Original plan probably a kitchen or service room on the left and a hall on the right heated by front lateral stack. Remodelled following a fire circa 1830 to provide a kitchen on left; an unheated service room right of an entrance hall and a parlour on the right. Probably also in the C19, an outbuilding was added at the left and an outshut was added behind the house to provide service rooms. Exterior: 2 storeys. Farmhouse has irregular 4-window south front with original doorway left of middle. Chamfered doorway has 4-centred arched head and pyramid stops. Old 3-panel door with glazed vertical upper panels. C17 chamfered window opening high over doorway has stooling for central mullion; now fitted with circa early C19 8-pane horizontally sliding casements. Pair of similar 12-pane windows in wide parlour window opening which retains original chamfered sill and similar 12-pane window in C18 enlarged square opening over. Other windows are circa mid-C19 12-pane hornless sashes in C18 or C19 remodelled openings. Window over small window right of doorway is blocked. Interior: Little altered since the C19 with carpentry and joinery details including roof structure of that date. Roughly-hewn round-headed granite arch in front wall of middle room is remodelling of original lateral chamfered fireplace. Rectangular. garden in front of the house has single-storey farm building on its left-hand side; rubble coped rubble wall on the right and granite coped rubble wall parallel to the front of the house. Gateway leading to granite-flagged path has old wrought-iron gate with scrolled decoration. Mounting block has 3 steps leading up from right-hand side of gateway. A copy of the Cornishman of 1879 refers to a fire at Trevavas approximately 50 years earlier.

Listing NGR: SW6929731560

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National Grid Reference: SW 69297 31560

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