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Outbuildings About 10 Metres South of Oak

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitstone, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7602 / 50°45'36"N

Longitude: -4.4622 / 4°27'43"W

OS Eastings: 226442

OS Northings: 98510

OS Grid: SX264985

Mapcode National: GBR NF.1KN0

Mapcode Global: FRA 17J2.KDV

Entry Name: Outbuildings About 10 Metres South of Oak

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67279

Location: Whitstone, Cornwall, EX22

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Whitstone

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Whitstone

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

WHITSTONE WHITSTONE HEAD
SX 29 NE
7/94 Outbuildings about 10 metres
south of Oak
GV
II

Outbuildings including barn with linhay over, 2 cartsheds. Stables with
accommodation above, large barn, bank barn, calf house. Late C19, incorporating
early C19 bank barn. Built for Squire Edward Mucklow and said to have been stud
farm. Barn brick, other late C19 buildings slatestone rubble with brick dressings
and slate roofs, bank barn partly cob. Outbuildings arranged round 2 adjoining
courtyards. Lower yard cobbled and entered through gateway in wall at north
corner. 2 storey barn, hipped at right end forms north west facing range, large
openings to linhay above. Adjoining south-east facing range comprises open-fronted
cartshed with cast iron column support and possibly tack room with canted staggered
corner. North-west facing range comprises stable block and circa early C19 bank
barn with loft above, first floor slate canopy carried on brackets. South west
facing range known as calf house. Slatestone rubble wall with rounded north corner
and gateway with piers of square section completes courtyard. Higher courtyard
comprises rear of stable and bank barn range, north-west facing brick field barn,
and second open-fronted cartshed with cast iron column support. Wall to south-west
completes higher yard with similar gate piers to lower yard. Each yard has wrought
iron gates with ornamental finials above the top and middle rails. The late C19
buildings are typical and the best of Squire Mucklow's numerous farmbuildings in
Whitstone parish, which use canted or rounded corners to eliminate damage from
wheeled vehicles, Mucklow is said to have bred carthorses as part of his estate
improvements, which included land drainage schemes. These outbuildings possibly
carthorse stud Farm.


Listing NGR: SX2644298510

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