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Castlewich Including Adjoining Store on East and Garden Walls to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4936 / 50°29'36"N

Longitude: -4.3067 / 4°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 236485

OS Northings: 68515

OS Grid: SX364685

Mapcode National: GBR NN.L9M1

Mapcode Global: FRA 17WR.D09

Entry Name: Castlewich Including Adjoining Store on East and Garden Walls to Front

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61202

Location: Callington, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Callington

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Callington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


8/1 Castlewich including adjoining
store on east and garden walls
to front.


House, store adjoining and garden wall. House circa. late C16, extended with 2-storey
porch circa C17. Right-hand wing rebuilt circa early C18 and partly remodelled in
C19. Extended to rear in circa early C19. Probably built for the Crabbe family.
Rubblestone with large granite quoins on right-hand hipped end. Slate hung to rear.
Granite string above ground floor continuing across front of left-hand wing and
around 2-storey porch. Asbestos slate roof with gable end to left and cement washed
scantle slate roof hipped on right. Hipped slate porch. Brick stack in right-hand
hipped end, stone stack with brick shaft in ridge to right of porch. Slate hung
stack and large stone stack to rear in later extension and remains of lateral stone
stack with large granite quoins to rear of left-hand wing. Shaft removed. Original
plan probably 3-room and cross passage with hall on left. Porch added and right-hand
side rebuilt. Extended on south west to rear, to form 'L' shaped plan. Early stair-
case projection to south east of remains of lateral stack on rear, removed in C20.
Two-storey, regular, 4 window north front. Ground floor with wide opening on left
with cut stone flat arch and granite cill. C19 6-pane sash. To right, in porch,
chamfered flat painted arch possibly early C17 and restored in C19. Chamfered jambs
with run-out stops. Circa C18 plank door with strap hinges. To right, late C19/20
bay window with further 4-pane sash to right beneath cut stone flat arch. Above,
on left, 4-pane sash in partly blocked opening with wide timber lintel. Four-pane
sash in porch and two 4-pane sashes to right.
Interior; ground floor with wide through passage, blocked to rear by later extensions.
Room on left, originally hall, later used as dairy. Ceiling plastered. Fireplace to
rear lateral stack blocked. Granite steps up to door leading out to through passage
between house and adjoining store on left-hand gable end. Granite salt troughs
flanking steps on interior. Large room to right of through passage with earlier
partly blocked fireplace backing onto passage. Chamfered granite lintel, probably
reused, to rear in later extension. Circa C17 doorcase leading from 2 storey porch
on first floor. Roof timbers; left-hand, earlier wing with timbers renewed. To rear
of porch, over cross passage, 3 heavy principals, chamfered with cambered, side
pegged collars. Ridge renewed. Evidence of trenched purlins on porch side. Slightly
later timbers to porch and circa late C18. collar rafter roof of 6 bays to right-hand
wing. Roof timbers to rear extensions not inspected. Attached on left-hand gable
end, store of one storey with loft, circa mid C18. Rendered rubblestone and small
timber framing with rag slate roof. Gabled on ridge and hipped on left. Continued
in catslide to rear. Large opening on front and through passages on right leading.
through to rear of house. Mason's mitre on re-used lintel to door on rear of store.
Rubblestone wall to front of house enclosing garden with mounting block on left.

Listing NGR: SX3648568515

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