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Roskestal Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Walls and Gate-Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Levan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0438 / 50°2'37"N

Longitude: -5.6723 / 5°40'20"W

OS Eastings: 137178

OS Northings: 22429

OS Grid: SW371224

Mapcode National: GBR DXCK.QL0

Mapcode Global: VH05T.M5N7

Plus Code: 9C2P28VH+G3

Entry Name: Roskestal Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Walls and Gate-Piers

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69755

Location: St. Levan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Levan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Levan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SW 32 SE
7/205 Roskestal Farmhouse, including
- front garden walls and gate-piers
Farmhouse, including front garden walls and gate-piers. C17, extended in the C18.
Pebble-dashed front, rendered gable ends, granite rubble rear wing, granite
dressings. Scantle slate roofs. Front range has C17 dressed granite chimneys with
simple entablature over the gable ends. Scrolled granite kneelers at the front.
Heightened eaves.
Plan: L-shaped plan. 2-room plan C17 range at the front with probably parlour on
the left, hall on the right with cross passage between leading to stair outshut in
the rear angle and C17 or C18 service wing or granary at right angles behind the
left-hand side with granite steps up to its loft. Remains of wall at rear right of
the wing suggest a formerly enclosed rear courtyard.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3 window south east front with central
doorway. C17 chamfered doorway and C17 chamfered 3-light mullioned window on the
left. Other openings have circa late C19 or C20 horned sashes. Left-hand gable end
has two C17 chamfered window openings.
Rear wing has reused chamfered stones to right-hand wall. The other original
openings are constructed of unchamfered granite monoliths. There is a chamfered
doorway through high courtyard wall behind the right-hand rear corner of the house.
There is some reused C17 masonry in the farm buildings at Roskestal.
Low cement coped granite rubble walls surround rectangle garden at the front of the
house. The gateway (aligned with doorway of house) has round-headed granite
monolithic piers.
Interior: has possibly late C18 stair, otherwise C19 and C20 carpentry and joinery.
Possibly there are earlier features not visible.

Listing NGR: SW3717822429

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