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Skewberries Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Playing Place, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2322 / 50°13'56"N

Longitude: -5.0721 / 5°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 181003

OS Northings: 41432

OS Grid: SW810414

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.NGTR

Mapcode Global: FRA 088D.V4T

Entry Name: Skewberries Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63461

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Built-Up Area: Playing Place

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/179 Skewberries Farmhouse


Toll house, now farmhouse. Early C19. Painted killas rubble walls with stone-keyed
brick arches. Scantle slate roof, polygonal over canted front and with rendered
lateral brick chimney over side wall left (west) and brick chimney over rear gable
end. Cast iron ogee gutters to eaves.
Plan: 1-room wide and 2-rooms deep, of reception room with canted front with central
entrance and narrower service room behind. Single-storey gable ended later C19 wing
at right angles to right (east) of service room.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south front of canted bay with central doorway with
C20 door with blind fanlight over. Flanking 12-pane 2-light casements with original
intersecting glazing to arched tympana over. Similar window over doorway but with
simpler tracery to tympanum. Flanking windows are blind. All openings have shallow
2-centred arches.
Interior not inspected.
One of the few toll house in this area to escape either demolition for road widening
or drastic C20 enlargement and conversion.

Listing NGR: SW8100341432

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

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