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Building, Former House, North of Kerthen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.15 / 50°9'0"N

Longitude: -5.3758 / 5°22'32"W

OS Eastings: 158935

OS Northings: 33231

OS Grid: SW589332

Mapcode National: GBR FX38.VSC

Mapcode Global: VH12V.RHXB

Entry Name: Building, Former House, North of Kerthen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65820

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


SW 53 SE CROWAN

3/113 Building, former house, north of
- Kerthen Farmhouse

GV II

House, now outbuilding. C17. Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins and
openings. Corrugated asbestos roof with brick chimney over the right hand gable end.
Plan: originally a 2 room through passage plan with a stair projection behind the
right hand room (parlour). Extended in probably the C18 with an unheated 1 room plan
wing at right angles behind the left hand room (hall/kitchen). Probably in the C20
the first floor and partitions removed, re-roofed as a single storey building and
part of the front wall demolished. Now 1 T-shaped room with a large fireplace at
each gable end; the fireplace in the left hand room is spanned by a chamfered
hardwood lintel and with a fireplace for the former first floor chamber, over; the
fireplace in the right hand room has chamfered granite jambs and lintels and a gable
md window bay beside the fireplace (compare Trevoole Manor qv). Bread oven inserted
later at the left hand side of the parlour fireplace and the jambstone resited to
provide space for it.
Single storey. Originally a 2 window front with doorway between the windows.
Chamfered doorway and part of 3-light right hand window still in situ. The left hand
doorway jamb is moved to the right.
A rare C17 building with surviving architectural features in this part of Cornwall.


Listing NGR: SW5893533231

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