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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
St. Breward
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ST BREWARD SX 07 NE 5/156 Coombe Millhouse -


Millhouse. Circa late C16 or early C17. Stone rubble. Rag slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble, probably originally end stack later incorporated as an axial stack to left of centre and stone rubble stack with brick shaft on right hand gable end. Plan: Original plan uncertain. Probably 2 rooms and through passage plan heated by end stacks with masonry cross wall on lower right hand side of passage and partition (now removed) on left hand side of passage. Ground slopes down to right. Circa C18 one room plan extension added on higher end on left, raised from 1 to 2 storeys in circa mid C20. Outshot added to rear of earlier left hand room in circa C18. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front. Range on left raised from 1 to 2 storeys in mid C20 with C20 window and door. Main range; 5 window, granite surround of 2-light mullion window with 4-pane sash and small 1-light window to left of entrance. 4-centred chamfered granite arch with ball and pyramid stops and open porch of 2 roughly cut granite piers supporting a slate slab. 4-pane sash in partly blocked opening to right. First floor with 4 2-light casements replaced in C20. Rear elevation; lower side below passage rebuilt above ground floor, possibly in early C19. Timber chamfered lintel above rear passage door with ogee stops. C18 or C19 outshot to rear of higher room of earlier range. Interior: Passage intact with cross wall on lower side probably rebuilt in late C19 and partition on higher side removed. Circa C19 timber stair on higher left hand side of passage with 2 stone steps of possibly earlier stair surviving. Left hand room of earlier range has an unusually small granite fireplace with granite lintel and chamfered jambs. The chamfered ceiling beams have straight cut stops. Right hand room reputed to have been used as a stable in C19. Larger fireplace with chamfered granite lintel and granite rubble jambs. Slighter chamfered ceiling beams. than left hand room with run-out stops. The ceiling beams above the passage have been renewed in circa C18, C19 and C20 and several beams have been introduced in the right hand room. First floor and roof structure not accessible. Chesher, F and V M The Cornishman's House.

Listing NGR: SX0886976308


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Chesher, V M, F J , , The Cornishmans House, (1968)


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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