Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146422

Date first listed: 12-May-1988



Ordnance survey map of BORLASE BURGESS FARMHOUSE
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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Wenn

National Grid Reference: SW 94688 66252


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ST WENN SW 96 NW 2/336 Borlase Burgess Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. C18; sundial dated 1738; extended and remodelled circa mid C19 with few later alterations. Granite rubble with brick dressings. Asbestos slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks with brick shafts. The C19 addition has a slurried scantle slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends; gable end stack to right with brick shaft. Plan: 2-room plan with central entrance to passage; each room heated from a gable end stack. In circa mid C19, an addition of one-room plan was added at the right end, heated from a gable end stack to right; this addition has an integral outshut, and probably at about the same time a lean-to was added at the left end. Exterior: 2 storeys, the C18 building has a symmetrical 3-window front. First floor has three C19 4-pane sashes in original openings with cambered brick arches. Ground floor has central C19 panelled and glazed door, with C19 4-pane sash to left and 6- pane sash to right, all with cambered brick arches. At first floor level to left is a slate sundial with nowy head and gnomon, dated 1738. There is a straight masonry joint at right to the addition of C19, which is also 2-storey; this has a C19 16-pane sash at ground floor and 6-pane sash at first floor, both with cambered brick arches. The right end has an external stack. The left end has single storey lean-to. Interior: Not inspected, but may retain some features of the C18, such as panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SW9468866252


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