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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: 1143881



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Buryan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 69674

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SW 42 NW 5/120

ST BURYAN RECTORY ROAD, St Buryan The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Lefra Farmhouse)


Former rectory, now a farmhouse. Circa late C19. Granite and elvan rubble with granite dressings. Dry Delabole slate hipped roofs. Large stone axial and lateral stacks. C20 chimney over rear right-hand gable end. Fish-scale slate bargeboards to 3 half-hipped ends. Plan: Large irregular 3 rooms deep plan with 2-storey entrance porch and stair hall projection to the middle of the west entrance front. Study, left of stair hall and parlour on the right with dining room behind. The 2 principal reception rooms and the rear right-hand room have south-facing windows. Behind the study are pantries and ranged along the rear are the service rooms: a small parlour on the left, a servants' stair, probably a scullery and a kitchen. Cellar under part of house. Exterior 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Original door. Simple Gothic style and windows in orginal openings. Dressed granite plinth, deliberately irregular granite jambstones; some openings spanned by shouldered flat arches with toggled lintels to the wider openings, some relieving arches, transomed casement windows. The asymmetrial l:l:l-bay west entrance front has projecting central 2-storey entrance porch, 3 -light windows to bay left of porch and blind stone wall to right of porch. Porch has pointed-arched doorway with hoodmould, on the right; weathered buttress at far right; small window left of doorway; tall stair window over; small window over doorway and fish-scale slates to the half-hipped end of the roof. The asymmetrical l:l:l-bay south garden front has ground floor canted bay windows to the central and left-hand bays and a half-hipped roof with fish-scale tiles over the central bay. 3- light windows. Interior not inspected but said to have most of its original features including the original stair and plaster ceiling cornices in the parlour and dining room.

Listing NGR: SW4117025533

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National Grid Reference: SW 41170 25533


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