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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: 1142121



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gweek

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: 66110

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8/130 Polglase Farmhouse -


Farmhouse. C18. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Corrugated asbestos roofs : steep roof (formerly thatched) over original house with rubble stacks over the gable ends ; lower pitched roof over later C18 cottage on the left and bricks chimney over the gable end. Cast-iron ogee gutters. Plan: Overall L-shaped plan. Original farmhouse on the right is a double-depth plan with wider kitchen on the left and parlour on the right with cross passage between leading to central rear stair hall with service room at either side. Circa late C18 or possibly early C19 a large 1-room plan cottage was added on the left hand side. In the C20 this cottage was linked by a small extension to a former outbuilding (C18 or early C19) to provide a new kitchen. Large C20 conservatory at the front. Exterior: 2 storeys. Overall 5 window south front. Original farmhouse on the right has nearly symmetrical 3 window front with doorway central to fenestration C20 door. C20 copies of original 12-pane horizontal-sliding sashes. Cottage front has 3 original similar windows. Large conservatory along the front. Interior: Some remodelling in the C20 including replacement of partitions and first floor structure. Original fireplace structures, stairs and roof structures survive. Original kitchen/living rom fireplace has large granite domed oven to left-hand side. Dog-leg stairs have rectangular balusters. Roof structure is close-spaced. Lapped and pegged A trusses with battens between for thatch.

Listing NGR: SW7023328840

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National Grid Reference: SW7023328840


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