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South Wheatley Farmhouse West of Settlement at South Wheatley

A Grade II Listed Building in North Petherwin, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7094 / 50°42'33"N

Longitude: -4.4879 / 4°29'16"W

OS Eastings: 224436

OS Northings: 92924

OS Grid: SX244929

Mapcode National: GBR ND.4R1F

Mapcode Global: FRA 17H6.FDR

Entry Name: South Wheatley Farmhouse West of Settlement at South Wheatley

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68018

Location: North Petherwin, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: North Petherwin

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: North Petherwin

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

NORTH PETHERWIN SOUTH WHEATLEY
SX 29 SW
3/124 South Wheatley Farmhouse on west of
- settlement at South Wheatley

II

Farmhouse. Circa late C16, possibly with earlier origins. Extended in late C19.
Rendered and painted stone rubble and cob and C19 range of local stone rubble. Slate
roof with gable ends to earlier range and hipped roof with deep eaves to taller later
range.
Plan: Original house of 3-room and cross or through passage plan; hall heated by
lateral stack at front and inner room to right heated by end stack. It is uncertain
whether the lower end was heated. There is a thick cross wall between the hall and
inner room with a stair projection adjoining the inner room, providing access to the
chamber above. The roof structure above the hall is probably of the early C17
although this may be a replacement for there is the possibility with the low height
of the house and the thick wall between the hall and inner room, that the hall may
originally have been open to the roof.
In the left C19 the lower left end was demolished and replaced with an overall 'L'
shaped plan range probably comprising 3 principal rooms, the hall of the earlier
range became the kitchen and the inner room the dairy.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Taller circa late C19 stone rubble range to left has a regular
3-window front with C20 PVC windows in earlier openings. The lower circa late C16
rendered range to the right has a projecting front lateral stack with cloam oven
projection and C19 20-pane sash lighting hall. Stair projection to right lit by
circa late C19 casement window.
Interior: Ceiling beams obscured by later ceilings and hall fireplace partly
blocked. Circa C19 timber stair in projection. Roof structre above hall not fully
inspected although it appears circa early C17 with dovetail notched and lap-jointed
collars.


Listing NGR: SX2443692924

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