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Tolverne Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Philleigh, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2178 / 50°13'4"N

Longitude: -5.0132 / 5°0'47"W

OS Eastings: 185137

OS Northings: 39654

OS Grid: SW851396

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.NDC0

Mapcode Global: FRA 08DG.0RH

Entry Name: Tolverne Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63020

Location: Philleigh, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Philleigh

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Philleigh

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/56 Tolverne Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled C19. Slatestone rubble granite ashlar to south,
rendered to west. Asbestos slate roofs with gable ends except hip to south of
present main range. Rendered lateral stack to front, freestone lateral stack, rear,
granite ashlar stack to gable end left and rubble stack to gable end of roofless west
wing. Irregular plan, possibly originally U shaped. Central part survives as wing
at right angles to present front originally probably parlour wing. Later gable ended
gable ended wing parallel to present front filling angle obscures original fronts.
Further service wing attached to north-west corner. 2 storeys. South front gives
impression of original appearance of house with 1 window, hipped end of wing left.
Moulded mid-floor string course and central 4 light granite mullioned window with
King mullion and hoodmould survives to first floor. Small paned casements. Central,
ground floor opening altered C18/C19 has 16 pane sash and cambered arch over with
granite voussoirs. Present, irregular, 4 window, main west front has horned 16 paned
sashes. 2 storey porch mentioned in previous list description not seen. Rear not
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8513739654

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

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