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A Grade II Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4899 / 50°29'23"N

Longitude: -4.3192 / 4°19'9"W

OS Eastings: 235586

OS Northings: 68136

OS Grid: SX355681

Mapcode National: GBR NN.LDDP

Mapcode Global: FRA 17VR.M56

Entry Name: Trehill

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61215

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


8/14 Trehill


House, circa late C16, and C17. Stone rubble with asbestos slate roof with gable
ends. Lower roof to rear wing on south west and lower end on north west (left).
Roof above hall and inner room raised on south east (right). Rubble stacks in gable
ends. Brick shaft on south east, stone rubble shaft with slate strings on north west
and stone rubble and brick shaft on south west. Plan considerably altered and
probably re-orientated. 'T' shape plan. Rear wing on south west possibly part of
earlier range with circa late C16 or early C17 doorcase of probably the original
entrance and partly blocked opening on south east forming remains of through passage.
Higher end on north east probably rebuilt in early C17 and extended with range
comprising a 3-room and cross passage leading to rear wing. The room on the north
west to the right of the cross passage then became a service room, heated by an end
stack, with the higher end on the south east, to be left of the passage. Probably
circa mid C17 the roof to be the hall and inner rom was raised. The hall stack and
fireplace have been removed.
North east front; 2 storeys with left-hand range higher than right. 3 window,
asymmetrical front. Left-hand range with 4 large stone rubble buttresses. First
floor with two 2-light C20 casements with glazing bars. Right-hand range with C20
stone rubble and glazed porch on left, extending forward to join C20 garage to north-
east. To right, 2-light casement with timber lintel and slate hood. Above, to first
floor, C20 2-light casement. In gable end on north-west ground and first floor
single light casements.
To rear, projecting wing to south-west. At junction with right-hand range on north-
west, C20 kitchen extension. In gable end, C20 glazed door. On south-east side, C20
window in partly blocked earlier opening with granite chamfered jambs. To interior;
timber lintel with scroll stops.
Interior; heavy chamfered ceiling beams with scroll stops to ground floor of left-
hand range. Fireplace partly blocked with later fireplace. Right-hand range with
chamfered ceiling beams. No stops visible. Chamfered lintel to doorway on rear now
partly blocked.
Rear wing with chamfered granite segmental arch on north-west. Originally exterior
entrance now forming door arch from kitchen extension to rear sitting room.
Fireplace in gable end on south-west with chamfered granite lintel..
Roof timber; left-hand range on south east with heavy principals, very slightly
curved with trenched purlins. Feet of principals covered. Right-.hand range on north
with circa early C18 cellar rafter roof. Light collar rafter roof to rear wing on
south west.

Listing NGR: SX3558668136

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

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