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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65820
Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR27
Civil Parish: Crowan
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Crowan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 53 SE CROWAN
3/113 Building, former house, north of
- Kerthen Farmhouse
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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