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Rosemorran House and Front Garden Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Madron, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1389 / 50°8'19"N

Longitude: -5.5336 / 5°32'0"W

OS Eastings: 147607

OS Northings: 32513

OS Grid: SW476325

Mapcode National: GBR DXQ9.VGV

Mapcode Global: VH12S.1RHX

Entry Name: Rosemorran House and Front Garden Walls

Listing Date: 10 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70452

Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Madron

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gulval

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 43 SE
7/106 Rosemorran House and front garden
- walls
House/cottage ornee and front garden walls. Circa late C18 or late C18 remodelling and extension as cottage ornee. Painted rubble walls, some granite dressings, some rendered cob. Wheat-reed thatched roof (said to be the longest thatched roof in Cornwall) with brick chimneys over the gable ends and over the cross walls. Scantle slate over part of rear outshuts, some corrugated asbestos.
Plan: long range of 5 rooms. Central entrance with porch. Second room from left is full height and originally had a plaster barrel ceiling. Cottage ornee with Gothic style features. Probably C19 outshuts at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys except for 3rd bay. Overall slightly irregular 7-window south front. Mostly C19 sashes with glazing bars or 2-light casements. First floor windows are dormered with arched heads. Sash right of main doorway has pointed lights. Window in third bay from left is pointed-arched and is full height. Porch has arched doorway, lancet windows and scrolled kneelers to coped gable.
Interior: C18 features include: eared chimneypiece; some 2-panel doors; a plaster
barrel ceiling in the chamber right of the entrance and a Chinoiserie door in the
right-hand chamber.
High rubble walls at either side of the garden. On the left the wall has granite
coping and crow-steps where it returns at the front.

Listing NGR: SW4760732513

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

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