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Barn About 20 Metres South East of Tregascoe Farmhouse, with Attached Retaining Wall and Range of Pigsties

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3438 / 50°20'37"N

Longitude: -4.8763 / 4°52'34"W

OS Eastings: 195444

OS Northings: 53271

OS Grid: SW954532

Mapcode National: GBR ZS.BDDD

Mapcode Global: FRA 08P4.639

Plus Code: 9C2Q84VF+GF

Entry Name: Barn About 20 Metres South East of Tregascoe Farmhouse, with Attached Retaining Wall and Range of Pigsties

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71468

Location: St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Stephen-in-Brannel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Stephen-in-Brannel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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4/126 Barn about 20 metres south east of
- Tregascoe Farmhouse, with attached
retaining wall and range of


Barn, with attached retaining wall and range of pigsties. Dated, but not wholly
legible, circa 1830; few later alterations.
Granite rubble with granite dressings. Hipped slate roof with lead rolls to hips.
Plan: Large rectangular barn, with cart shed and shippons at ground floor and loft
over. Built into the bank at the rear, with entrance at upper level to rear. At the
right end, and of the same date, is a wheelhouse containing an overshot waterwheel,
formerly powered from a leat at the rear of the barn, to drive grinding machinery.
The wall is attached to front right, enclosing a yard, with a range of pigsties
attached at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical front. Ground floor has double width doorway with
segmental granite arch and keystone; single doorway to right and left with cambered
stone arches and ventilation slit at each outer end. At first floor a central double
width loading door with pentice, single door to right and left with shutters with
strap hinges, each of 2-lights with cambered dressed stone arches with keystone.
Datestone at first floor level to centre. At the left end there is an external stone
stair leading to an upper doorway with plank door with flat arch in dressed stone.
At the right end there is a single window to the loft with shutters with strap hinges
and flat granite arch to left. The wheelhouse has a hipped slate roof, with opening
at the side and at the front; formerly had a wooden launder to rear. Overshot wheel
in cast iron, with wooden floats and spokes. The main power was geared from the main
shaft, with a secondary wheel in cast iron, set parallel on the inner side, cogged to
take a secondary drive. No machinery remaining inside. At the rear there are
central double doors at upper level with pentice and 2-light window with shutters and
cambered dressed stone arch to right and left.
Attached to front right is the retaining wall, extending about 20 metres; the ground
level is lower on the outer side. The wall is in granite rubble with granite coping.
Attached at the end of the wall is a single storey range of pigsties, in rubble, with
rag slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. There are fire doorways facing the
yard, with granite lintels and plank doors, one blocked. The interior of the pigsty
has stalls with slate partitions capped in timber, and a feeding passage along the
rear with stone troughs.
The interior of the barn has a cast iron wheel at the right end taking a secondary
gearing from the waterwheel.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW9544453271

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