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West Ruthern Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Withiel, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4676 / 50°28'3"N

Longitude: -4.8027 / 4°48'9"W

OS Eastings: 201196

OS Northings: 66841

OS Grid: SX011668

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.1MSD

Mapcode Global: FRA 07TT.JRK

Entry Name: West Ruthern Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67619

Location: Withiel, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Withiel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Withiel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 06 NW
4/152 West Ruthern Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C17 origins, enlarged and altered in C18 and C19, with some later
alterations. Slatestone and granite rubble. 2-span rag slate roof with ridge tiles
and gable ends. Gable end stacks with rubble shafts.
Plan: 2-room plan, each groom heated from a gable end stack. Probably in C18 an
unheated dairy was added to rear left, and later in the C19, an addition of one-room
plan was added to the right end, and a one-room plan addition to rear right, forming
a 2-span roof.
Exterior: The first range is 2-storey, a symmetrical 3-window front; all windows are
2-light 8-pane casements with L hinges. Off centre to left are C20 glazed double
doors. Straight joint to right, to the addition, also 2-storey, with C19 16-pane
sash at ground and first floor. The left side has a blind gable end. The dairy is
to left, of single storey with apple loft over, with a small 2-pane window at ground
floor and 2-light 3-pane casement to the loft. The right side has 4-panelled door to
left; the rear range has C19 4-pane sash at ground and first floor and chimney off-
centre to right. Lean-to to right of single storey with loft over, with 2-light
casement at upper level. At the rear, the former dairy has 2-light casement at
ground floor and two 2-light casements under the eaves; C20 casement, formerly a
door, to right. To left the addition has 2-light casement to rear, and a stable door
at the inner side, 2-light casement above.
Interior: The 2 rooms in the original building are now one, with a fireplace at each
gable end. Site of original stair not clear.

Listing NGR: SX0119666841

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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