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TASKUS FARMHOUSE

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: TASKUS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1143727

Location

TASKUS FARMHOUSE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jan-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70105

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GWINEAR-GWITHIAN SW 53 NE 4/9 Taskus Farmhouse, front garden walls, gate-piers and mounting - block

GV II Farmhouse, front garden walls, gate-piers and mounting block. Circa late C17, mostly rebuilt circa early C19 (datestone 1822 on farm building to north east). Coursed faced granite with granite dressings. Hipped asbestos slate roof with brick chimneys over side walls and over cross wall and gable end of rear wing. Scantle slate roof over lean-to. Plan: Overall L-shaped plan: 2 reception rooms at the front flanking an approximately central entrance hall leading to a stair hall; behind the left hand room an integral kitchen wing at right angles plus a later C19 1-room-plan back kitchen extension behind and behind the right-hand room is an integral lean-to - former pantry with stone steps leading from this into a cellar under the right-hand reception room. Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3 window south-east front over ashlar plinth. C20 door and C20 16-pane horned sashes in original openings. Interior: repaired in the C20 following a period of neglect but retaining most of the C19 carpentry and joinery. The granite fireplace in the kitchen is probably C18 and has a panelled overmantle. The C17 or C18 cellar ceiling structure is oak and the joists are jointed into an axial beam which is scarfed over a central granite post. Low coped granite ashlar garden walls at front and right-hand side of the front garden with wide gateway aligned with the doorway of the house. The piers are tall square-on-plan granite monoliths surmounted by pyramidal caps. Adjoining a wall returning in front left of the gateway is a granite rubble mounting block. There is some reused C17 and earlier dressed granite masonry incorporated into the farm buildings (not included in the listing).

Listing NGR: SW5894135562

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National Grid Reference: SW 58941 35562

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