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Browda House

A Grade II Listed Building in Linkinhorne, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5228 / 50°31'21"N

Longitude: -4.3865 / 4°23'11"W

OS Eastings: 230930

OS Northings: 71941

OS Grid: SX309719

Mapcode National: GBR NK.JF3H

Mapcode Global: FRA 17PP.4X8

Entry Name: Browda House

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62142

Location: Linkinhorne, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Linkinhorne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Linkinhorne

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 37 SW
7/3 Browda House
House. Largely of mid - late C19, incorporating some C17 structure; with additions
and alterations of later C19 and some C20 alterations. Owned and rebuilt for Thomas
Kittow, purser of South Caradon Mine. Slatestone and sandstone rubble with granite
dressings and quoins; partly rendered. Slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends ;
gable end stacks in ashlar with shaped tops and cornices; rear lateral stack with
brick shaft.
Plan: 3-room plan, with 2 rooms to left and one to right; end rooms heated by gable
end stacks and the hall heated by a rear lateral stack. A storied porch leads to a
wide passage and stair hall to rear. In the mid C19, the rear of the house was
extended by a service wing to right, of 2-room plan, and the rear of the passage was
extended for the stair hall, with a service room built behind the hall stack. In the
later C19, a further addition was made to the rear left, of one-room plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-window range. All windows are granite casements
of C19 with diamond lights. Bay to left has 4-light window at ground floor and 3-
light window at first floor, with gable over. Hall bay has similar 4-light window at
ground floor and 3-light at first floor; all with hood moulds. 2-storey porch with
hipped roof, has re-set C17 granite doorway with 4-centred arch, roundels in recessed
spandrels and hood mould, small 2-light C20 casement above in chamfered granite
surround. 2-light granite casement at ground floor to left side, lean-to porch with
plain door to right side, with 2-light window above. Lower end to right has 3-light
window at ground floor and 2-light window at first floor with small gable over. The
right side has 2-light window at first floor to left, projecting oven to right. 2-
storey rear wing to right has three 3-light granite casements at first floor, three
C20 casements at ground floor with granite lintels, and door. The rear of the wing
has C20 casement and door. At the left end, the gable end of the main range is
blind. Rear wing set back and rendered to left, with canted bay through 2-storeys,
with plate-glass sashes and hipped roof. 24-pane sash at first floor to right. The
rear of the main range has a large stair light, with mullion and transom and diamond
glazing. 2 C20 casements at ground and first floor to right.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2917273224

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