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

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WITHIEL SX 06 NW 4/152 West Ruthern Farmhouse - GV II

Farmhouse. C17 origins, enlarged and altered in C18 and C19, with some later alterations. Slatestone and granite rubble. 2-span rag slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks with rubble shafts. Plan: 2-room plan, each groom heated from a gable end stack. Probably in C18 an unheated dairy was added to rear left, and later in the C19, an addition of one-room plan was added to the right end, and a one-room plan addition to rear right, forming a 2-span roof. Exterior: The first range is 2-storey, a symmetrical 3-window front; all windows are 2-light 8-pane casements with L hinges. Off centre to left are C20 glazed double doors. Straight joint to right, to the addition, also 2-storey, with C19 16-pane sash at ground and first floor. The left side has a blind gable end. The dairy is to left, of single storey with apple loft over, with a small 2-pane window at ground floor and 2-light 3-pane casement to the loft. The right side has 4-panelled door to left; the rear range has C19 4-pane sash at ground and first floor and chimney off- centre to right. Lean-to to right of single storey with loft over, with 2-light casement at upper level. At the rear, the former dairy has 2-light casement at ground floor and two 2-light casements under the eaves; C20 casement, formerly a door, to right. To left the addition has 2-light casement to rear, and a stable door at the inner side, 2-light casement above. Interior: The 2 rooms in the original building are now one, with a fireplace at each gable end. Site of original stair not clear.

Listing NGR: SX0119666841


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12499/04
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