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Roselath Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanlivery, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3999 / 50°23'59"N

Longitude: -4.7096 / 4°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 207528

OS Northings: 59066

OS Grid: SX075590

Mapcode National: GBR N3.S236

Mapcode Global: FRA 170Z.YTW

Plus Code: 9C2Q97XR+X5

Entry Name: Roselath Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70770

Location: Lanlivery, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanlivery

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanlivery

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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7/17 Roselath Old Farmhouse
- II

Abandoned farmhouse. Probably mid C17. Granite rubble with large granite quoins,
corrugated iron roof with gable ends, gable end stack in granite ashlar to left and
front lateral stack to right.
2-room plan with through passage, room to left heated by gable end stack and room to
right heated by front lateral stack. The position of the stair is not clear and the
rear door of the through passage is blocked. Room to left formerly kitchen.
2 storeys, passage doorway has timber lintel, probably of C19, blocked window at
ground floor left in chamfered granite surround, 3 window openings under eaves. To
right, the external stack is capped at eaves level, window at ground and first floor
to right with granite jambs. The left gable end has granite ashlar external stack
with weathering, cornice and shaped top. Right end wall partly demolished for cart
entry, with loading door above. The rear wall has been partly rebuilt in C20
blockwork to left, at ground floor to right a blocked door opening, probably a door
inserted after the C17; blocked rear passage doorway and blocked ground floor window
to left.
Interior : The upper floor has been removed, formerly ceiled below the collars. 8-
bay roof, of which 3 trusses survive; straight chamfered principal rafters, morticed
and pegged at the apices, with cambered and chamfered collars halved and pegged to
the faces of the principals. 2 rows of through purlins resting on the backs of the
principals. Some plaster remaining on walls. The room to left has gable end
fireplace with granite cambered voussoirs, blocked door to rear and keeping hole in
rear wall at first floor level. Room to right has front lateral fireplace with heavy
flat chamfered lintel and chamfered jambs. Bay to front right appears to have been
rebuilt and extended to the front. The house was probably abandoned circa 1900 when
the new farmhouse was built.

Listing NGR: SX0752859066

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