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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: 1142439



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Gennys

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67220

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ST GENNYS SX 19 NE 5/33 Lower Tresmorn


Farmhouse. Probably C16 core with C17 alterations and late C19/early C20 addition. Rendered slatestone rubble with slate roof. Early core 1 room deep with through passage plan dividing hall from kitchen. Blocked fireplace and truncated stack to rear wall with stairs in turret to right. Projecting right gable end. Stack and cloam oven to kitchen. Circa late C17 remodelling with rear outshut and massive lateral stack to front wall. C20 extension to outshut at right angles to main range. Late C19/early C20 2-storey, 2-bay hipped roof addition to left of main range and taller than it by half a storey. Early range 2-storey, 3 windows wide with projecting lateral stack shouldered on right hand side and partly behind slate-roofed, enclosed, off-centre porch. Windows C20 renewed casements. Roof heightened circa 1920. Grooves for cross passage screen on large roll-moulded ceiling beam with bar stops. Other ceiling beams have bar stops and scratch mouldings. Massive granite fireplace to lateral stack with chamfered lintel and jambs, right-hand jamb with diamond stop. Ground floor room right entered through door with ogee lintel and incised cross. Stair turret with slatestone stairs entered through door with ogee lintel. Ground floor retains much early wall plaster. Roof inaccessible at time of survey. Source: Guy M Beresford, 'Tresmorn, St Gennys', Cornish Archaelogy 10 (1971) pp55- 73.

Listing NGR: SX1597397719

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, G M , 'Cornish Archaeology' in Tresmorn St Gennys, , Vol. 10, (), 55-73

National Grid Reference: SX 15973 97719


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