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Latitude: 50.3189 / 50°19'7"N
Longitude: -4.8395 / 4°50'22"W
OS Eastings: 197956
OS Northings: 50405
OS Grid: SW979504
Mapcode National: GBR ZT.Q429
Mapcode Global: FRA 08R6.2G0
Entry Name: Retanning Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144016
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71427
Location: St. Mewan, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Mewan
Built-Up Area: Sticker
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Mewan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
In the entry for:
SW 95 SE ST MEWAN
4/87 Retanning Farmhouse
the item number shall be amened to read:
SW 95 SE
4/87 Retanning Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Early - mid C19 with additions of later C19 and few later
alterations. Stone rubble with granite and brick dressings. Asbestos slate and
slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks with brick shafts and
axial stack with rendered shaft. The rear is in rubble and cob.
Plan: 2-room plan with central entrance, room to right and left, each of equal size
and heated from a gable end stack. Integral unheated outshut behind the room to
right and later C19 outshut behind the room to left. In the later C19 an addition of
one-room plan was made at the right end, heated from a gable end stack to right.
Exterior: The first building is 2-storey, a symmetrical 2-window front. Ground and
first floor to right and left a C19 16-pane sash with cambered dressed stone arches
at ground floor. Central plank door with cambered stone arch set in C20 glazed and
gabled porch. The C19 addition to right is 2-storey, with two C19 16-pane sashes at
ground floor with segmental brick arches, and one similar 16-pane sash at first
floor. The left end has large external stack. The right end has a curved oven at
the base of the stack. At ground floor to right there is a 2-light 5-pane C19
casement and at first floor a 2-light 4-pane C19 casement, both with segmental brick
arches. At the rear, the single storey outshut to right has plank door at the inner
and outer sides. At ground floor to left there is a 2-light 4-pane casement and
small C19 4-pane sash at first floor to left. The C19 addition to left has 2-light
5-pane casement with segmental brick arch and plank door with segmental brick arch;
first floor has 2-light 5-pane C19 casement.
Interior: C19 ceiling beams at ground floor. The room to left was probably
originally the kitchen. The parlour is to left with a C19 grate to the fireplace.
Listing NGR: SW9795650405
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