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Galowras Farmhouse and Attached Front Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Goran, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.264 / 50°15'50"N

Longitude: -4.8076 / 4°48'27"W

OS Eastings: 199993

OS Northings: 44217

OS Grid: SW999442

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.GDHW

Mapcode Global: FRA 08TB.GTM

Plus Code: 9C2Q757R+HW

Entry Name: Galowras Farmhouse and Attached Front Wall

Listing Date: 15 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71565

Location: St. Goran, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Goran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Goran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Farmhouse with attached front wall. Circa early C18, with additions of later C18 and
alteration of C19 and C20. Slatestone rubble; the front slate-hung. Slurried
scantle slate roof, hipped, with ridge tiles. Stacks to left and right with brick
shafts. The front garden wall is in slatestone rubble.
Plan: Double depth plan, with central entrance; parlour to left and kitchen to
right, each heated from an end stack. There is a stair hall to rear left and on
unheated dairy to rear right. Probably later in the C18, a one-room plan addition
was made to rear left, for a kitchen. The attached front wall encloses a garden at
the front of the house.
Exterior: 2 storeys, a symmetrical 3-window front. All windows are C20 3-light 8-
pane casements. Central C20 gabled porch with C19 6-panelled inner door. The front
wall is in rubble with rubble coping; at the left side there is a triangular arch
over a plank door. At the front there is a central 2-centred arched doorway with
brick arch and hollow stone ball finials, with plank door. The left end of the house
is blind. The kitchen addition is to left, with external stack with curved oven at
the base and 2-light 6-pane C20 casement to the loft. The right end has oven
projection at the base of the stack. There is a 2-light 6-pane casement to the dairy
and C19 6-pane sash above. At the rear there is a small 2-pane window to the loft
over the dairy. The kitchen addition to right has stable-type plank door and 2-light
2-pane casement with segmental brick arch. Small lean-to set in the angle to left.
Interior: The entrance passage has an C18 plank and muntin screen partition wall to
each side; 2-panelled early C18 doors. The room to right has C18 moulded ceiling
beams. Each room has C20 end fireplace. There is a similar screen partition wall to
rear of the room to right. The dairy has an C18 2-panelled door with ventilator
grille; brick floor and slate shelves. Winder stair with stick balusters; cupboard
under the stair with C18 2-panelled door. The rear kitchen has an open fireplace
with timber lintel and cloam oven with cast iron door; there is a ladder attached to
the ceiling giving access to the loft over the kitchen. At first floor there are
three rooms, all divided by similar screen partitions; each room has an early C18 2-
panelled door. The room to rear has been partitioned in C20.

Listing NGR: SW9999344217

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