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South East Wing of Trebiffin Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lesnewth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6851 / 50°41'6"N

Longitude: -4.6598 / 4°39'35"W

OS Eastings: 212206

OS Northings: 90651

OS Grid: SX122906

Mapcode National: GBR N5.62W9

Mapcode Global: FRA 1748.DF9

Entry Name: South East Wing of Trebiffin Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68768

Location: Lesnewth, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lesnewth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Otterham, Saint Juliot and Lesnewth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LESNEWTH
SX 19 SW
2/96 South east wing of Trebiffin
Farmhouse
II
Ruins of house. Circa late C16 or early C17. Slate stone rubble. Roof, originally
with gable ends, now gone. Large stone rubble stack on right hand gable end.
Original plan uncertain. Remains of a possibly 2 room and through passage plan; the
main entrance is to the right of centre and leads directly into the right hand room,
heated by a gable end stack. Probably originally with through passage with section
of rear wall opposite entrance possibly partly rebuilt; the screen on the lower,
right hand side of the passage removed and the stone rubble cross wall on the left
with a blocked door opening. Separate entrance to left hand room inserted in front
elevation. Straight joint to left possibly indicating enlargement of left hand room.

Originally 2 storeys with low first floor. Wooden frame to door opening on left and
granite 4-centred arch to right of centre with chamfer and diagonal stops. Remains
of window opening to right. Row of pigeon holes in left hand gable end.

Interior Right hand room has large granite fireplace with hollow chamfered lintel
and ogee stops and hollow chamfered jambs. Cloam oven. Remains of fireplace to
solar above with unmoulded granite lintel.
Probable later rear wing now Trebiffin Farmhouse restored in late C20 and not
included. Interesting one-light stone window possibly reset in outbuilding to south-
west.


Listing NGR: SX1220690651

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