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ALTARNUN SOUTH CARNE SX 28 SW 4/97 Middle South Carne Farmhouse and - attached shippon


Farmhouse and outbuilding attached on right hand side. Probably C18 reusing earlier material. Granite ashlar front wall with moulded granite string and painted stone rubble above. Stone rubble side walls and rear, partly slate hung and rendered. Rag slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble end stacks. Plan: Two room and cross or through passage plan, both rooms heated by end stacks. Extended across rear probably in C19 to form a double depth plan. Circa late C18 or early C19 shippon attached on lower right hand end. Ground slopes down to right with house on left and outbuilding on right. Exterior: Two storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with fine quality granite ashlar masonry below first floor. To the left of the entrance the large granite blocks alternate with deep strechers and narrower headers. The masonry to the right of the entrance is more uniform and the granite blocks are smaller in size. Dressed granite and Polyphant stone voussoirs to the ground floor window openings with moulded granite string above ground floor. Entrance in centre; the sides of the circa C19 open porch with roughly cut granite piers and slate hood have been infilled in the C20 and the porch has a C20 door. Two C20 3-light windows in original openings with three C20 windows on first floor. The shippon which is attached on the lower right hand side is of two storeys. It has a plank door near centre and is flanked by tall narrow ventilation slits with second plank door to left. Interior: The internal partitions on the ground floor of the farmhouse have been altered in the the C19 and C20 with a stair inserted in the passage and a second passage formed by the partitioning of the left hand room. An unheated central room has been formed by the dividing and partitioning of the right hand room. The left hand room has a moulded round granite arch with incised 'V' patterns across the face. The arch has been reset into the recess adjoining the fireplace. The left hand room has granite ashlar jambs to the fireplace. Plastered ceilings. Roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2074981411


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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: 21 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14686/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Norman. Source Historic England Archive
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