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Rowse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pillaton, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4574 / 50°27'26"N

Longitude: -4.287 / 4°17'13"W

OS Eastings: 237755

OS Northings: 64445

OS Grid: SX377644

Mapcode National: GBR NP.NGNP

Mapcode Global: FRA 17XV.7PC

Entry Name: Rowse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60914

Location: Pillaton, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Pillaton

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mellion

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 36 SE
5/168 Rowse Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably late C17 - early C18, with later additions and alterations of C19
and C20. Stone rubble, painted; rag slate roof, bitumenised, with ridge tiles, some
hand-made ridge tiles surviving. Front lateral stack to right with brick shaft, and
rear lateral stack to left.
Plan: Overall L-shaped on plan. The original house was probably the present front, a
2-room plan with the room to left heated by a rear lateral stack. Probably later in
the C18, the house was extended by the addition of a wing to right ; this became the
new front, although the house has returned to its original orientation. At the right
side there is a 2-room plan arrangement, with central entrance to passage. A lean-to
of one storey and loft was added to the original left end, and two single storey
outshuts were added to the rear of the original range, in the angle with the C18
Exterior: Asymmetrical 2-storey front to the original house, with 2 windows at first
floor. Ground floor has C20 porch to left, 2-light 6-pane casement above with L
hinges. Straight joint to left to the lean-to, which has C20 window at first floor.
At ground floor to right of the porch is a 3-light 8-pane casement with L hinges, and
avoce at first floor a 3-light 10-pane casement with L hinges. To end right a single
storey C20 addition with brick stack at the original gable end. Roof hipped to right
with gable end to left. The right side forms the C18 front; 2 storeys, symmetrical 2-
window range. First floor has two 2-light 6-pane casement with L hinges; central
shallow open-fronted porch with hipped slate roof, inner panelled and glazed door. 2-
light 6-pane casement with L hinges and slate dripstone to right and left. Rear of
this range is rendered. The rear of the earlier range has a large external stack with
slate weathering and brick shaft. Outshut to rear of stack with 2-light window, and
second single storey outshut with 3-light 6-pane casement. Both outshuts have scantle
slate roofs.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX3775564445

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

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