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Lower Tresmorn

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Gennys, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7498 / 50°44'59"N

Longitude: -4.6101 / 4°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 215973

OS Northings: 97719

OS Grid: SX159977

Mapcode National: GBR N7.23N7

Mapcode Global: FRA 1773.7V1

Entry Name: Lower Tresmorn

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67220

Location: St. Gennys, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Gennys

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gennys

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST GENNYS
SX 19 NE
5/33 Lower Tresmorn

II

Farmhouse. Probably C16 core with C17 alterations and late C19/early C20 addition.
Rendered slatestone rubble with slate roof. Early core 1 room deep with through
passage plan dividing hall from kitchen. Blocked fireplace and truncated stack to
rear wall with stairs in turret to right. Projecting right gable end. Stack and
cloam oven to kitchen. Circa late C17 remodelling with rear outshut and massive
lateral stack to front wall. C20 extension to outshut at right angles to main
range. Late C19/early C20 2-storey, 2-bay hipped roof addition to left of main
range and taller than it by half a storey. Early range 2-storey, 3 windows wide
with projecting lateral stack shouldered on right hand side and partly behind
slate-roofed, enclosed, off-centre porch. Windows C20 renewed casements. Roof
heightened circa 1920. Grooves for cross passage screen on large roll-moulded
ceiling beam with bar stops. Other ceiling beams have bar stops and scratch
mouldings. Massive granite fireplace to lateral stack with chamfered lintel and
jambs, right-hand jamb with diamond stop. Ground floor room right entered through
door with ogee lintel and incised cross. Stair turret with slatestone stairs
entered through door with ogee lintel. Ground floor retains much early wall
plaster. Roof inaccessible at time of survey.
Source: Guy M Beresford, 'Tresmorn, St Gennys', Cornish Archaelogy 10 (1971) pp55-
73.


Listing NGR: SX1597397719

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