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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 37221 26143


SENNEN SW 32 NE 4/324 Trevear Farmhouse, including - garden walls GV II

Farmhouse, including adjoining garden walls which surround garden at the front and sides of the house. Circa 1850. Granite ashlar garden front and entrance gable end, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Scantle slate roofs with granite coped gable ends with moulded kneelers. Brick chimneys with pairs of diagonally-set shafts over the gable ends of the front range; granite ashlar chimney over the rear service wing gable. Plan: L-shaped double depth plus service wing plan with 2 reception rooms at the front; axial entrance hall behind left-hand room leading to central stair hall; pantries behind stair hall and right-hand room and a 2-room service wing behind the middle and right-hand side of the house, the kitchen on right. Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Symmetrical 3 window south-east garden front with no doorway. Left-hand return gable end is a symmetrical 2 window entrance front with central doorway only on the ground floor. Probably C20 ledged door, original traceried overlight. All the windows of the house are circa late C19 or C20 6-pane horned sashes in original openings. There is a shuttered fuel hatch in the right-hand wall of the service wing. Interior: Virtually unaltered interior with its original carpentry and joinery details and plasterwork including: open-well open-string stair; panelled doors and plaster ceiling cornices in the reception area. Granite ashlar garden walls adjoin the rear gable end of the house and enclose a garden on the left, courtyard garden on the right and in front of the house. Higher walls at the rear and on the right have granite copings. There is a wide gateway with monolithic piers near rear right-hand corner of the house. Trevear Farmhouse is similar to Burnewhall Farmhouse (datestone 1849) on which it is said to be modelled.

Listing NGR: SW3722126143


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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: 30 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/07988/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David B Savory. Source Historic England Archive
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