CARNSEW FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJOINING FRONT GARDEN WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1142700
Date first listed:
24-Nov-1988
Statutory Address:
CARNSEW FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJOINING FRONT GARDEN WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARNSEW FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJOINING FRONT GARDEN WALL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Mabe
National Grid Reference:
SW 76232 34414

Details

SW 73 SE MABE

3/63 Carnsew Farmhouse including - adjoining front garden wall II Farmhouse including adjoining front garden wall. C17 or possibly earlier, extended in the C19, partly rebuilt in the C20. Granite ashlar and granite rubble with granite dressings; stucco to left-hand (front) wall of rear kitchen wing. Steep concrete tile roof. Large granite rubble stacks, over the original gable ends and a lateral stack over the right hand wall of the rear wing. Plan: Irregular plan. Original 2-room-plan farmhouse with contemporary or C17 kitchen wing at right angles behind the right-hand room. C19 single-storey service range returning parallel to rear of house. In circa the 1960s a C17 or earlier range on the right was demolished and a new house has been built on approximately the same site. Rear wall and left-hand gable end of the house were partly rebuilt probably in the C18. Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3-window south-east front with doorway slightly left of middle. C17 (or possibly older) 4-centred arched chamfered doorway within C17 open porch with settles and chamfered granite piers. 3-light chamfered mulllioned window left of doorway. Other openings are probably C18, or C17 with mullioned window removed, except on the right where the wall has been partly rebuilt in the C20. Under the eaves are large oak brackets which possibly survive from the original 9-bay roof structure. Adjoining the front left-hand corner is an old rubble garden wall with dressed granite copings. Interior: Simple interior largely unaltered since the C18. Granite flags to most of the ground floor. Probably original chamfered hardwood beams in right-hnad room (stops not visible); C18 straight flight stair; three C18 2-panel doors; C18 chimney- piece in left-hand chamber, and C18 roof structure with pegged tie beams and apices.

Listing NGR: SW7623234414

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
66479
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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