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Trewartha and Adjoining Shippon

A Grade II Listed Building in Breage, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1085 / 50°6'30"N

Longitude: -5.4131 / 5°24'47"W

OS Eastings: 156056

OS Northings: 28732

OS Grid: SW560287

Mapcode National: GBR FX0D.99T

Mapcode Global: VH131.4J4Q

Entry Name: Trewartha and Adjoining Shippon

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65718

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Breage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germoe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/23 Trewartha and adjoining shippon


Farmhouse (now used for holiday lets), originally 2 houses. Circa early C19,
remodelled slightly circa early C20. Granite rubble walls with dressed granite
quoins, jambstones and lintels, slate sills. Scantle slate roofs or 4 levels. Brick
chimneys over the gable ends of the original taller part (reroofed circa early C20)
with the left hand chimney set diagonally, another brick chimney over the gable end
of a slightly, lower roof right, slightly lower shippon with gable end, left, and
hipped end to single storey part, far right.
Plan: originally probably double depth with shallow rear service rooms now full depth
rooms; originally 2 similar houses with a main kitchen/living room at the front of
each and a shallow pantry behind and cross passages together in the middle; the
original front door walls of the left hand house is now blocked and there,is only I
rear doorway; the shippon, left, is slightly later and has granite steps up to a
central first floor loading doorway at the rear; on the right a 1 room plan 2 storey
service wing addition and on the far right a 1-room plan single storey addition.
2 storeys. Fairly regular overall 6 window east front. The original 4 window front;
middle, has circa early C20 16-pane 2-light casements to the first floor openings;
the left hand opening was probably cut when they were fitted, otherwise original
openings. The doorway is below the third from left first floor window. Circa early
C20 ledged door. Left of this doorway is a former doorway, now blocked. Original
16-pane hornless sash, left, circa late C19 4-pane horned sash, right. Adjoining to
the right is a circa mid-C19 1 window 2-storey front and at far right a 1 window
single storey front. 9-pane horned sashes to the openings. The shippon, left, has
first flooring pitching-eye, small original ventilation window to the ground floor
and a reduced large window opening on the right.
The rear has its original small window openings with sashes or casements, and there
is a tall stair sash in an opening cut probably circa early C20. Small C20 lean-to,
left, granite steps to shippon, right.
Interior not inspected but said to retain many original features and the shippon said
to retain its original fittings.
An unspoiled house situated overlooking the beautiful Prussia Cove.

Listing NGR: SW5605628732

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

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