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Rooke Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Kew, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5515 / 50°33'5"N

Longitude: -4.8315 / 4°49'53"W

OS Eastings: 199512

OS Northings: 76245

OS Grid: SW995762

Mapcode National: GBR ZV.K67D

Mapcode Global: FRA 07RL.ZGV

Entry Name: Rooke Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351510

Location: St. Kew, Cornwall, PL27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Kew

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kew

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

4/171 Rooke Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Possibly early to mid C18 extended in circa early and mid C19. Stone
rubble with dressed granite quoins. Slate roof with hipped ends to front range,
originally with hipped projection to rear and extension to rear with gable ends.
Brick chimney stacks on left-hand hipped end and left and right-hand gable ends of
rear extensions.
The circa early to mid C18 range probably comprised a 2 room and cross passage plan
with a rear wing on right, probably for the stair. In circa early C19 the house was
extended with a service range of one room-plan to rear left forming an overall double
depth plan. In circa mid C19 the house was further extended with a wing of one-room
plan set back, projecting from the right hand side elevation. In circa late C19 a
range of service rooms including dairy were added to rear left in a single-storey
outshut extension. 2 storeys regular 3:1 window front. Left-hand range with 2 early
C19 16-pane hornless sashes. Set back on right-hand side, range with large 16-pane
hornless sash on ground floor with tripartite hornless sash on first floor. C19
partly glazed door in right-hand side of front range.
Interior Front earlier range with partitions removed to form one large room.
Kitchen to rear on left with large C19 kitchen fireplace, plaster ceiling and meat
hooks. Rear projecting wing of earlier range with chamfered timber ceiling beams,
some with straight cut stops. Roof to main range, rear projecting and service range
circa mid to late C19. roof above 1-room range set back onright with lapped and
pegged collars and apex.

Listing NGR: SW9951276245

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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