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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141658
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63461
Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3
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
SW 84 SW KEA PLAYING PLACE
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
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
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