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Lower Tresmorn

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Gennys, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2QP9XQ+WX

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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Lower Tresmorn

Farmhouse. Probably C16 core with C17 alterations and late C19/early C20 addition. Rendered slatestone rubble with slate roof. Early core one 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 two storey, two bay hipped roof addition to left of main range and taller than it by half a storey. Early range two storey, three 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.

Listing NGR: SX1597397719

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