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Latitude: 50.0724 / 50°4'20"N
Longitude: -5.667 / 5°40'1"W
OS Eastings: 137709
OS Northings: 25582
OS Grid: SW377255
Mapcode National: GBR DXDH.70S
Mapcode Global: VH05M.QFFW
Plus Code: 9C2P38CM+W5
Entry Name: Barns at Approximately 25 Metres North East of Penrose Farmhouse
Listing Date: 15 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1143832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69857
Location: Sennen, Cornwall, TR19
Civil Parish: Sennen
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Sennen
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 32 NE
4/319 Barns at approximately 25 metres
- north east of Penrose Farmhouse
3 adjoining barns. C17 remodelled and extended in the C19. Granite rubble with
granite dressings. Mostly grouted scantle slate roof, somne parts are replaced with
corrugated asbestos and dry slate. L-plan roofs, with gable ends; hipped at the
Plan: L-shaped plan. Original C17 range at the front (facing south east), extended
circa early C19 with 2 barns in 2 phases at right angles behind the right-hand side.
The left-hand (rear) walls of the C19 barns are built against the bank.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Elevations virtually unaltered since the C19 except for some
C20 enlarged openings. South-east front of original range has 2 complete C17
chamfered window openings (ground floor middle and left) and a chamfered jamb on the
left-hand side of a widened doorway towards the right. (There is another C17 doorway
into the left-hand gable end). C19 loading doorway at first floor left of middle;
another loading doorway at the left-hand end, approached by a flight of stone steps,
and another doorway at the rear. C19 barns have slightly irregular north east
fronts. Each front has 2 small ground floor doorways, larger first floor
loading/winnowing doorways (doorways opposite in rear wall) and very small window
openings. Many of the openings have old ledged doors and there are some old small-
paned windows. Lean-to on the right of the C19 barns has a reused C18 round-headed
door (possibly formerly from the house).
Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SW3770925582
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