Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1143112

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1988



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cardinham

National Grid Reference: SX 08871 68840


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CARDINHAM SX 06 NE 5/23 Racecourse Farmhouse - II

Inn, now farmhouse. Early C19, with few later alterations. Rendered stone rubble, lined out at the front, with painted stone dressings. Slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks with rendered shafts and diagonally set brick chimneys. Plan: Double depth plan, with principal room of equal size to front left and right, each heated from a gable end stack. Rear central stair hall and shallow rear service rooms. Stable attached at the right side. Exterior: 2 storeys and 3 windows, symmetrical front with all windows early C19 16- pane sashes. Central panelled and glazed C19 door with flat hood with scrolled dentil cornice, supported on slender granite columns with moulded caps. Plinth and rusticated pilasters. Right side has attached 2-storey stable with hipped roof ; at the right side there is a central door with window to right and left, with a splayed stone head to left. 2 shuttered loading doors at first floor and single bay added to right with door. Left side of the house has 4-pane sash at first floor to left. The rear of the house has C20 window to right and left at first floor, with central C19 12-pane sash lighting the stair. Ground floor has central plank door, with 4-pane sash to left and 2-light casement to right. Rear of the stable has external granite steps leading to a loft door, with a rubble lean-to at the inner side with 2-light casement and door. Interior: In the entrance hall there is a 6-panelled door to right and left ; rear stair hall has dog-leg stair with stick balusters and scrolled string. The room to front left has a niche to right and left of the fireplace, with moulded ogee arches. C20 fireplace. Dado rails and panelled shutters to front windows. The Racecourse Inn was built to serve the racing on Racecourse Downs to the north. Sources: Douch, H.L: Old Cornish Inns 1960.

Listing NGR: SX0887168840


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Legacy System number: 67510

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Douch, H L, Old Cornish Inns, (1966)

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