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Church Town Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanteglos, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3338 / 50°20'1"N

Longitude: -4.6076 / 4°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 214519

OS Northings: 51460

OS Grid: SX145514

Mapcode National: GBR N7.XB9P

Mapcode Global: FRA 1874.W7L

Entry Name: Church Town Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60554

Location: Lanteglos, Cornwall, PL23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanteglos

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanteglos-by-Fowey

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


8/52 Church Town Farmhouse


Farmhouse, datestone 1659 in upper room Wing continuing elevation to east
probably mid-C18 remodelled in circa mid-C19.
Rubblestone with timber lintels to all openings. Slate roof with gable ends.
Left-hand side slightly lower than right. Brick stacks on left-hand gable end and
at junction of 2 ranges.
C17 range originally 3 rooms with cross passage. Remodelled, possibly in mid
C19 to form large room on left, removing cross passage, and retaining dairy on
right. Main entrance in C18 range at left (east). Outshut to rear of C17 range.
Farmbuilding adjoining on right hand gable end (qv).
2 storeys with attic in C17 range. Ground rises to rear. Symmetrical 2 window
front to C18 range (left) with scattered fenestration in longer C17 range (right).
C18 range with central panelled door. Windows tripartite sash with glazing bars to
right and left with ovolo moulded timber lintels with scroll stops possibly C19.
Similar windows above. Right-hand C17 range, slightly extended on right-hand side.
Ground floor: left-hand tripartite sash window with ovolo moulded lintel with
scroll stops, possibly restored. In centre blocked entrance 16-pane timber sash
with moulded ovolo lintel. Right-hand window to dairy. 4 sash windows on first
floor with 3 to right with ovolo moulded lintels. Above in attic, small 2-light
timber ovolo moulded mullion window.
To rear of C18 range mid-C19 stair window with margin glazing bars. Interior:
large fireplace on left-hand gable end of C17 range with ovolo moulded timber lintel
with scroll stops. Cloam oven with iron door. Chamfered ceiling beams with plain
stops. Late C19 scissor brace roof with earlier wall plate surviving.
Churchtown was probably the demesne of the manor of Lanteglos during the 17th
N A Ackland and R M Druce 1978. Lanteglos-by-Fowey with Polruan and Bodinnick, the
Story of a Parish

Listing NGR: SX1451551459

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