Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1158881

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1987



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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Germans

National Grid Reference: SX 35631 57842


ST GERMANS FORE STREET, (north side), SK 35 NE St Germans 7/97 Tighna Dris


House. C17, with later alterations, mainly of C19 and C20. Painted stone rubble, asbestos slate roof with gable ends, gable end stack with brick shaft to left, front lateral stack to right with slate weathering and brick shaft. Plan: 2-room plan, room to left heated by gable end stack and room to right heated by front lateral stack. Off-centre to left entrance to passage. Room to right larger. Each room has a stair to rear. Rear right wing, probably of later C17. Exterior: 2 storeys, ground floor has C20 3-light casement with timber lintel, C20 stable door with wide timber lintel, external stack and 3-light C20 casement. First floor has gabled dormer to right and left, each with 3-light casement, 6-pane lights to left and 8-pane lights to right with L hinges. Left and right sides attached to adjacent buildings. Rear has small lean-to wash house to right. 2-storey wing to left with 3 casements, one to left formerly door. First floor hs blight casement with L hinges and 2-light C20 casement. Rear of main house has 3-light casement lighting stair with L hinges. Half gable end to wing with single storey C20 addition to end; corner stack to wing with cornice. Interior: Ground floor now all one room with part of the stud partition between the passage and the room to left retained. Room to right has unusually high ceiling, one large chamfered crossbeam, with one lower crossbeam. Rear of room has reconstructed winder stair, dividing to rear right to give access to the first floor of the rear right wing. Room to left has winder stair to rear left, with a 2-light casement to the rear. At first floor, the room to left has wall-plate, 2 later roughly hewn principal rafters and one truss with curved principals, formerly with threaded purlin; rest of roof structure not accessible. Rear wall has blocked fireplace, formerly had a flue heating only the first floor chamber. Room to right has boxed beams. The rear wing is of 2-room plan with a passage along the right side.

Listing NGR: SX3566257838


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 62094

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing