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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: 1142735



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: South Petherwin

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68414

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SOUTH PETHERWIN - SX28SE Tolpetherwin Farmhouse 1/9 GV II Farmhouse. Circa Mid C18 probably 1746 the date on 'gateway arch immediately south east' qv. Rougcast stone rubble the front hung with rag slates. Rag slate steeply pitched hipped roof with C19 crested ridge tiles. Large external stone rubble stacks at sides with tall shafts, the right hand rendered and with later second shaft added. Double depth plan. The single storey wing behind the dairy (left) is a C19 addition and in the angle there is a C20 porch. 2 storey. Symmetrical 3-window south front. Original window openings with slate sills and C20 casements. Central doorway with C18 6-panel door and small rectangular fanlight with glazing bars. The C19 gabled porch retains square granite monolith columns, with moulded capitals and necking, from the original porch; C19 red brick sides to porch. To the rear the main roof carried down over 2-storey integral outshut with C20 casements and C20 central porch in angle with small C19 single storey wing right. Small single storey outshut on right (east) side with granite monolith posts. Interior: Much of the original C18 joinery survives including complete set of 2- panel doors, some with fielded panels, and original dog-leg staircase with moulded string, moulded handrail square newels and turned balusters (boxed in). Elliptical arch on landing. Entrance hall has original cyma moulded plaster cornice . Right hand room, original kitchen has large fireplace with cambered arch and brick-lined bread oven. Chimney pieces removed from both front room fireplaces. Dairy to rear left has stale shelves and large granite salting trough. Note: Probably built in 1746 for John and Ann Hickes, whose names are inscribed on the 'Gateway Arch immediately south east of Tolpetherwin Farmhouse'(qv).

Listing NGR: SX2700982108

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National Grid Reference: SX2700982108


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