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Colan Barton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4124 / 50°24'44"N

Longitude: -5.0031 / 5°0'10"W

OS Eastings: 186734

OS Northings: 61254

OS Grid: SW867612

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.830P

Mapcode Global: FRA 07DY.YGD

Plus Code: 9C2PCX6W+WQ

Entry Name: Colan Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71035

Location: Colan, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Colan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Minor and Colan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Farmhouse. Probably late C17, with alterations and additons of early C19, late C19
alterations and few later alterations. Slatestone rubble and cob. Main range has
slurried scantle slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks, with
rubble shaft to right and brick shaft to left. Range to right with slate roof, with
gable end stack to right with brick shaft.
Plan: 2-room plan, with larger room to left and smaller room to right, with cross
passage ; each room heated from a gable end stack. In C19, a one room plan addition
was made to the right end, heated from a gable end stack. At about the same time, a
one-room plan kitchen wing was added to the left end, heated from a gable end stack
and with a service stair to the room above. Rear unheated outshuts of single storey
with lofts along the whole of the rear of the main house.
Exterior: 2 storeys, nearly symmetrical 3-window front. First floor has three circa
early C19 16-pane sashes. Ground floor has a late C19 square bay to left with
pitched roof, with plate-glass windows and C19 4-panelled door to right. Ground
floor right has 2-light casement with Gothic glazing bars. Buttress to right at the
straight joint to the addition to right ; this has C19 French windows with Gothic
glazing bars and 6-pane sash at first floor. At the left side the main range has
blind gable end. The C19 kitchen range is set back, in rubble and cob with slurried
scantle slate roof. Single storey lean-to to front with slate roof. The right gable
end is blind ; straight joint to 2-storey outshut at the rear with 16-pane sash at
ground and first floor. At the rear, the roof forms a slurried slate catslide over
the outshut, with a straight joint to the dairy outshut to left. 12-pane sash at
ground floor to left. The middle range has 3 windows with vertical lights (work
windows) and a stable door with brick segmental head, and 6-pane sash. At first floor
two 2-light 6-pane casements with L hinges and gabled dormer with 4-pane sash. The
kitchen wing to right has 4-panelled door and 2 wide work windows, with 6-pane sash
at first floor. The upper level of the rear wall is in cob.
Interior: The entrance passage has granite paved floor and front door with strap
hinges. Straight stair inserted through the full width of the passage at the rear.
The room to front left has fireplace with C20 range inserted and settle to one side
with carved arm rest, probably C18. Panelled cupboard to left of the fireplace. C19
ceiling beams. The room to front right has fireplace with flat roughly hewn timber
lintel and granite jambs, cloam oven to with clay door with 2 handles. C19 panelled
shutters to windows. The end room to right, of C19 has chimneypiece and cupboard to
right and left with scalloped wooden edging. The kitchen to end left has granite
paving, C19 beams and large fireplace with C19 mantel and oven, boiling copper to
right with lid. Boxed straight stair to the room above. The dairy to rear right has
slate paved floor, slate shelves and central slate table, and suspended wooden shelf.

Listing NGR: SW8674161260

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