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Degembris Major Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Newlyn East, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3722 / 50°22'20"N

Longitude: -5.0218 / 5°1'18"W

OS Eastings: 185222

OS Northings: 56846

OS Grid: SW852568

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.0Q2K

Mapcode Global: FRA 08C1.WZQ

Entry Name: Degembris Major Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 16 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63945

Location: St. Newlyn East, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Newlyn East

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Newlyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST NEWLYN EAST
SW 85 NE
2/1 Degembris Major Farmhouse
and attached outbuildings

--- II

Farmhouse. C16-early C17 and late C18. Elvan and killas, limewashed, and
slate hung to front, slate roof.
Plan: Off centre front entrance, sitting room to left with gable stack,
smaller heated room to left with kitchen at far left. Integral lean-to
(linhay) at rear for full length originally containing dairy, and stair,
raised to 1½ storeys when main roof raised.
Building has two storey farm building of C16-C17 attached in line to left
gable and single storey stable wing added in front of junction.
Two storeys, Front slate hung. Half glazed door with pent porch roof.
Paned casement windows but 4-paned sashes either side of entrance. Gable
brick stacks.
Interior: Modernised. Right gable fireplace has timber lintel, not now
visible, and left gable fireplace originally had large fireplace with
cloam oven, now removed. Linhay has chamfered ceiling joists without
stops.

Farm building continuing range. Killas with granite and elvan dressings.
Two storeys, four window bays. Two light stone mullioned chamfered
windows with some original plank shutters to each floor, 2 to ground
floor, and 3 to upper floor with upper level door with chamfered sill. C19
roof of Cornish type. Upper floor, now store, has some shafting.
Added to front, a 3-bay stable building of mid C19. Killas with slate
roof. Loose boxes on ground floor with stable doors and segmental buff
brick arches. Pitching doors to loft.

Degembris is mentioned by Carew as a tithing of the hundred of Pydar in
1650.


Listing NGR: SW8522256846

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