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Latitude: 50.0689 / 50°4'8"N
Longitude: -5.6174 / 5°37'2"W
OS Eastings: 141242
OS Northings: 25025
OS Grid: SW412250
Mapcode National: GBR DXHH.RQ3
Mapcode Global: VH05N.LJ5J
Entry Name: Boskennal Farmhouse, Including Adjoining Outbuildings and Rear Garden Walls
Listing Date: 15 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1143930
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69596
Location: St. Buryan, Cornwall, TR19
Civil Parish: St. Buryan
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Buryan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 42 NW
5/38 Boskennal Farmhouse, including
- adjoining outbuildings and rear
Farmhouse, including adjoining outbuildings and garden walls. C18 remodelled from
earlier house, remodelled again circa late C18 or early C19 and extended circa mid
C19. Dressed granite front, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Dry
Delabole slate and scantle slate roofs. Brick chimneys over the gable ends.
Plan: Overall U-shaped plan plus service wing in front of the left-hand side. The
house has 2 parlours at the front flanking a wide entrance hall leading to a large
stair hall with a C18 stair; right of the stair is a dairy which projects farther to
the rear and adjoins a granary running parallel to the rear of house; on the left of
the stair is a back kitchen and on its left is a circa mid-servants' hall or kitchen
with servants' chambers over. In front of the kitchen wing is a large single-storey
service wing, probably a dairy. the granary has granite steps up to a doorway in the
left-hand north east end. The rear dairy has very thick, probably C17 walls.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window house front with central doorway and
narrow window over doorway. Plinth, flat arches with projecting keystones. Circa
late C18 or early C19 4-panel door and hornless sashes of the same date with glazing
bars. Rear has circa early and mid C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars. The rear
of the kitchen wing is a 3-window front. Stair hall has brick wall between 2 stone
walls with granite quoins.
Interior: Unaltered interior since the C19 with many interesting features including;
C18 open-well staircase with moulded closed string and column-turned balusters; C18
2-panel doors to first floor rooms of house; circa mid-C19 panelled doors to ground
floor rooms; circa mid C19 plaster ceiling cornices to both parlours and a mid-C19
cast-iron horseshoe grate to the left-hand front chamber.
Listing NGR: SW4124225025
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