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Boskennal Farmhouse, Including Adjoining Outbuildings and Rear Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Buryan, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2P399M+H3

Entry Name: Boskennal Farmhouse, Including Adjoining Outbuildings and Rear Garden Walls

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69596

ID on this website: 101143930

Location: St Buryan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Buryan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Buryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SW 42 NW
5/38 Boskennal Farmhouse, including
- adjoining outbuildings and rear
garden walls
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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