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Old Brooklands

A Grade II Listed Building in Clampits, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5043 / 50°30'15"N

Longitude: -4.2445 / 4°14'40"W

OS Eastings: 240929

OS Northings: 69574

OS Grid: SX409695

Mapcode National: GBR NR.KMKL

Mapcode Global: FRA 270Q.L6P

Entry Name: Old Brooklands

Listing Date: 19 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60880

Location: Calstock, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Calstock

Built-Up Area: Clampits

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Calstock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CALSTOCK METHERELL
SX 46 NW
4/133 Old Brooklands
GV II
Farmhouse, now house. Early - mid C17, with later C17 additions, C18 and later
alterations and additions. Painted slatestone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with
gable ends. Gable end stacks and axial stack with clustered rubble shaft with
cornice.
Plan: 3-room and through passage plan. The hall is to right of the passage, heated
from an axial stack backing onto the passage. The inner room is to end right, heated
from a gable end stack to right. The lower end room is to left, heated from a gable
end stack to left. Later in the C17, the hall bay was extended to front, and
possibly at the same time the first floor room over the hall was heated from a
fireplace with an axial stack to right; at about the same time, a stair tower was
added to rear of the hall. Probably in the C18, a barn was added to the front of the
lower end room. At the rear, a 2-storey outshut was added to the rear of the hall
and the inner room, of 2-room plan, with a stack at the rear of the room behind the
hall.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-window front, with all windows either later C19
sashes or C20 casements. The passage has a 4-panelled door with timber lintel, 16-
pane sash in raking dormer above. The hall to right has a 16-pane sash at ground
floor, and 2-light casement above. The gabled hall bay is 2-storey, 2-light casement
with dripstone at ground floor and 16-pane sash at first floor with timber lintel
with chamfer and run-out stops. The inner room to right is partly faced in painted
slate-hanging ; 2-light casement at ground floor and 16-pane sash in raking dormer at
first floor. The right gable end is blind and built into the bank. The front barn
to left has a 4-pane light at first floor at the right side ; at the left side there
are two C20 windows at ground and first floor, large double doors through the full
height and a large window to left. Small single storey lean-to at the front gable
end. The left gable end of the house has a large external stack with shaped top.
Small single light at ground floor to right. To left of the stack, ground and first
floors have 3-light chamfered granite window with C20 casements, the attic has
similar single chamfered granite window; these windows partly renewed in C20. At
the rear, the passage doorway is enclosed by a small open-fronted rubble porch with
scantle slate roof and 6-pane light, outer half-glazed door and inner plank door.
The porch also encloses a 2-light casement with iron stanchions and timber lintel,
and a pump, dated 1878, with cast iron handle and spout, and granite semicircular
trough. At ground floor to right is a 2-light chamfered granite window. First floor
to right has two 2-light chamfered granite windows. The 2-storey outshut to the rear
of the hall and the inner room has an external stack with oven at the base, plank
door inside the porch. The room to the rear of the inner room is rendered with a
small single light at upper level. At the side is a 4-pane light at ground floor and
margin-glazed light at first floor.
Interior: The lower end room has chamfered beams ; granite fireplace with flat lintel
and jambs, all roll-moulded, with a scroll-carving at the base. The passage has
roughly-hewn beams, and the rear doorway has pintles remaining from an early door.
The hall has granite paved floor ; granite fireplace with plain lintel and one
chamfered jamb, formerly with a settle by the door. Beams replaced. The stair tower
has stair probably of C19, which divides to right and left. The inner room has
rebuilt fireplace ; 2 recesses on rear wall with wooden lintels.


Listing NGR: SX4092969574

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