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WESTCOTT FARMHOUSE ON SOUTH SIDE OF SETTLEMENT AT WESTCOTT

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: WESTCOTT FARMHOUSE ON SOUTH SIDE OF SETTLEMENT AT WESTCOTT

List entry Number: 1142892

Location

WESTCOTT FARMHOUSE ON SOUTH SIDE OF SETTLEMENT AT WESTCOTT

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tremaine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jan-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68076

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History

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Details

TREMAINE WESTCOTT SX 28 NW 7/182 Westcott Farmhouse on south side - of settlement at Westcott

GV II

Farmhouse. Circa late C16. Rendered stone rubble and cob, partly rebuilt in brick on left hand gable end. Rag slate roof with gable ends. Brick shaft to end stack on left and brick shaft to axial stack, left of centre. Plan: Probably originally of three room and cross or through passage plan with higher end on right. Entrance to left of centre with service room on lower, left hand side of passage and hall on higher, right hand side, heated by an axial stack, backing onto the passage. Inner room on far right probably unheated. Stair turret projection to rear of passage and lower side of hall; the stair rose from rear wall of hall, close to the fireplace. In circa C18 or early C19 an outshut extension was added to the rear of the passage and lower end, incorporating the stair projection. Gable end wall of lower end rebuilt in early C20. In the C19 or C20 the house was divided into two cottages with a second entrance close to the partition between the hall and inner room and in the later C20, the two cottages reverted back to a house, the original entrance being blocked and the partition between the inner room and hall removed. Exterior: Two storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with renewed C20 2-light casements. Entrance to right of centre with C20 porch. Three casements to left of entrance, the central casement in the original entrance and casement to right of entrance. Three casements on first floor. Interior: Hall fireplace with cavetto moulded granite lintel and jambs with pentan to rear and remains of cloam oven. Slight chamfered floor joists to hall. Inner room unheated and fireplace to lower end rebuilt when the end wall collapsed in circa early C20. C19 stair in earlier stair turret. Roof structure above hall and inner room replaced, probably in C19. Roof structure above lower end not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2311089140

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National Grid Reference: SX 23110 89140

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