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BARN ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF TREGASCOE FARMHOUSE, WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL AND RANGE OF PIGSTIES

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: BARN ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF TREGASCOE FARMHOUSE, WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL AND RANGE OF PIGSTIES

List entry Number: 1143994

Location

BARN ABOUT 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF TREGASCOE FARMHOUSE, WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL AND RANGE OF PIGSTIES

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Stephen-in-Brannel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71468

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Details

ST STEPHEN IN SW 95 SE BRANNEL 4/126 Barn about 20 metres south east of - Tregascoe Farmhouse, with attached retaining wall and range of pigsties

GV II

Barn, with attached retaining wall and range of pigsties. Dated, but not wholly legible, circa 1830; few later alterations. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Hipped slate roof with lead rolls to hips. Plan: Large rectangular barn, with cart shed and shippons at ground floor and loft over. Built into the bank at the rear, with entrance at upper level to rear. At the right end, and of the same date, is a wheelhouse containing an overshot waterwheel, formerly powered from a leat at the rear of the barn, to drive grinding machinery. The wall is attached to front right, enclosing a yard, with a range of pigsties attached at the front. Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical front. Ground floor has double width doorway with segmental granite arch and keystone; single doorway to right and left with cambered stone arches and ventilation slit at each outer end. At first floor a central double width loading door with pentice, single door to right and left with shutters with strap hinges, each of 2-lights with cambered dressed stone arches with keystone. Datestone at first floor level to centre. At the left end there is an external stone stair leading to an upper doorway with plank door with flat arch in dressed stone. At the right end there is a single window to the loft with shutters with strap hinges and flat granite arch to left. The wheelhouse has a hipped slate roof, with opening at the side and at the front; formerly had a wooden launder to rear. Overshot wheel in cast iron, with wooden floats and spokes. The main power was geared from the main shaft, with a secondary wheel in cast iron, set parallel on the inner side, cogged to take a secondary drive. No machinery remaining inside. At the rear there are central double doors at upper level with pentice and 2-light window with shutters and cambered dressed stone arch to right and left. Attached to front right is the retaining wall, extending about 20 metres; the ground level is lower on the outer side. The wall is in granite rubble with granite coping. Attached at the end of the wall is a single storey range of pigsties, in rubble, with rag slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. There are fire doorways facing the yard, with granite lintels and plank doors, one blocked. The interior of the pigsty has stalls with slate partitions capped in timber, and a feeding passage along the rear with stone troughs. The interior of the barn has a cast iron wheel at the right end taking a secondary gearing from the waterwheel. Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW9544453271

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National Grid Reference: SW9544453271

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