Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144123

Date first listed: 12-May-1988



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Columb Major

National Grid Reference: SW 93509 62689


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ST COLUMB MAJOR SW 96 SW 7/177 Tresaddern Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. Probably mid - late C17; remodelled and extended in the early C18, circa 1720. Remodelled.with alterations of mid - late C19, with few later alterations. Granite rubble with granite quoins and brick dressings. Hipped asbestos slate roof with ridge tiles. End stack to right with brick shaft. Stack to the left removed. Plan: The original plan is not clear. There is a wing at the rear, which has been divided with one room to right and a small room to left; the room to right is heated from an end stack, and the small room to left is heated from a stack at the front end. This may represent the rear wing of an early house, or part of an early house which formerly would have extended further to right. In the early C18, the house was remodelled with the addition of a front range; this consists of a central entrance leading to a large entrance hall, with stair to the rear left of the hall. Room to right and left, each heated from an end stack. This range also contains an unheated room to rear right, formerly used as a dairy, with a service stair, and was enlarged at the rear circa mid - late C19. Exterior: 2 storeys, nearly symmetrical 3-window front. First floor has three 16- pane sashes of C19 with brick segmental arches and keystones. Ground floor has panelled and glazed studded door, probably of the early C18, with C20 portico. C19 16-pane sash to left with brick segmental arch, C20 French window to right. At the left side, the end of the main range is blind, with granite quoins to left and right. The rear wing is slightly stepped forward to left, also with granite quoins. Ground floor has 2-light casement with brick segmental arch, first floor has 12-pane sash and single light with timber lintel, both with splayed reveals internally. The gable end of the wing has a brick stack rising from the slope of the roof, rebuilt. C19 6- pane sash and 2-panelled C18 door with date 1611 carved on the lintel. The inner side of the wing has 6-pane sash at ground and first floor, and C20 door to left. At the right end of the main range is a 4-pane sash at first floor to left, and a small single opening by the stack at attic level. The rear of the main range is rebuilt to left with a brick wall; ground floor has door, 2-light window and 4-pane casement. C20 window at first floor. Interior: The entrance hall has a winder stair to rear left, with stick balusters. The front left room at ground floor has complete fielded panelling with jib door to rear, which formerly gave access to the kitchen to rear. Moulded cornice and cupboards to right and left of the fireplace. The chimneypiece has been replaced with a roughly hewn granite fireplace. The front window has a panelled window seat and panelled shutters. 2-panelled door, with scrollwork in the panelling above. The room to front right has a fine early C18 3-panelled door. In the rear wing, the large room has rear fireplace with wooden lintel. The smaller room has fireplace with roughly hewn granite lintel and cloam oven. The doorway between the two rooms has a panelled and studded door. The outer doorway to the large room, which leads into the C19 dairy, has a fine C17 12-panelled door with moulded fillets and studs. At first floor in the rear wing, there are 2 rooms corresponding to the rooms at ground floor; the larger room has doorway with moulded and scroll-stopped wooden frame, 3-panelled door of early C18. The smaller room has a plain 2-panelled door with strap hinges. In the front range, the room to left has a bolection-moulded wooden chimneypiece of early C18, with C19 mantel over. All rooms with 3-panelled doors of early C18. Roof space not accessible.

Listing NGR: SW9350962689


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