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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: 1143740



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Hilary

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70030

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ST HILARY SW 53 SE 2/126 Higher Colenso Old Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. C18 remodelling of an older house. Painted rubble walls. Slurried scantle slate roof (formerly thatched) brick chimneys over the gable end and over thick rubble stack of the back kitchen (rear left). Plan: gable ends survive from possibly pre-C18 plan. In the C18 : 2 rooms at the front with cross passage between and outshut behind the right hand room with stair at the rear of the passage within the outshut and approached from the outshut. Circa late C18 or early C19 another similar outshut was added behind the left hand room to provide a back kitchen. Exterior : 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3 window south front with central doorway. C19 6-panel door and 4-pane horned sashes. Interior is virtually unaltered since the C18: original floors carried on bowtell- moulded beams, original softwood muntin and plank partitions and 2 panel doors. Large fireplace possibly with blocked oven and with copper on the right in back kitchen. Roof structure circa late C19 when slate replaced thatch and the pitch was reduced.

Listing NGR: SW5653830202

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National Grid Reference: SW 56538 30202


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