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Borlase Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Wenn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4587 / 50°27'31"N

Longitude: -4.8887 / 4°53'19"W

OS Eastings: 195054

OS Northings: 66080

OS Grid: SW950660

Mapcode National: GBR ZQ.S939

Mapcode Global: FRA 07NV.18Q

Entry Name: Borlase Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71323

Location: St. Wenn, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Wenn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Wenn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST WENN
SW 96 NE
3/335 Borlase Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C18, with alterations and additions of circa mid C19; few later
alterations. Granite and slatestone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with
ridge tiles and gable ends; in 2 spans, over the front and rear ranges, all gable
ends with stacks with brick shafts. The outhouse attached at the left end has a
stack with brick shaft rising from the slope of the roof.
Plan: The original house is of 2-room plan, with central entrance through an C18
porch. Circa mid C19, an addition was made to rear, parallel with the main range,
and also of 2-room plan. Single storey lean-to at the left end of the original
range, probably also of circa mid C19, probably a wash house, heated from a stack
rising from the slope of the roof.
Exterior: 2 storeys, a nearly symmetrical 3-window front. First floor has three C19
4-pane sashes in original openings with cambered brick arches. Ground floor has
central gabled open-front porch, with re-used chamfered 4-centred arched stone
surround to the doorway, with a plank dog-gate across. The porch has sidelights.
The interior of the porch has a stone trough for water. Plank inner door with 2-
centred arch with glazed spandrels. C19 16-pane sash with cambered brick arch to
right and left. The right end is blind. The left end has single storey lean-to with
plank door to front. At the rear, the C19 addition is partly rendered, a 3-window
front with C19 sashes and central doorway with C19 door.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW9505466080

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