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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
St. Germans
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ST GERMANS ST GERMANS SX 35 NE 5/128 Lithiack Dairy


Ornamental dairy, now house. Early C19, possibly incorporating an earlier building, and with alterations to interior of mid C19, C20 addition to rear right. Slatestone rubble. Slate roof with ridge tiels and gable ends. Plan: 2-room plan, with basement under the ground floor. There is a covered way to the left side, which leads to the dairy in an outshut to the rear of the main range. The basement room was also used as a dairy. The C20 addition forms a wing to the rear right, built at the same ground level as the ground floor in the main range. Asymmetrical composition in Gothic style. Exterior: One storey, with basement to the left where the ground drops down. Asymmetrical 5-bay front. To right, a 4-centred arched chamfered doorway with Gothic door and low brattished parapet above. To the left of the doorway a slightly advanced gabled bay with a weathered plinth and a stone window with 5 narrow 4- centred arched lights. Similar 3-lights in gabled half-dormer to left of centre a single light in a projecting gabled bay to left, which rises from a broad weathered buttress. At the extreme left a 3-light casement in the basement. The left side has a covered way at basement level on wooden piers, with hipped roof. Gable end of the darn range has 4-centred arched 3-light window in limestone. At the rear, early C20 single storey wing. The rear of the main range has a catslide roof over an outshut of single storey which contains the dairy room; this has three 6-light triangular- headed windows, rebuilt in later C20 after storm damage. Interior: The dairy room is tiled, with a fountain in a recess at the right end; marble table. The front room at basement level is also tiled, with a trough along the rear wall. The tiles have pictures of cows and milking scenes, of mid C19.

Listing NGR: SX3586558478


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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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