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Trevear Farmhouse, Including Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Sennen, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0772 / 50°4'37"N

Longitude: -5.6742 / 5°40'27"W

OS Eastings: 137221

OS Northings: 26143

OS Grid: SW372261

Mapcode National: GBR DXCG.X9Y

Mapcode Global: VH05M.LBM5

Entry Name: Trevear Farmhouse, Including Garden Walls

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69862

Location: Sennen, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sennen

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sennen

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 32 NE
4/324 Trevear Farmhouse, including
- garden walls

Farmhouse, including adjoining garden walls which surround garden at the front and
sides of the house. Circa 1850. Granite ashlar garden front and entrance gable end,
otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Scantle slate roofs with granite
coped gable ends with moulded kneelers. Brick chimneys with pairs of diagonally-set
shafts over the gable ends of the front range; granite ashlar chimney over the rear
service wing gable.
Plan: L-shaped double depth plus service wing plan with 2 reception rooms at the
front; axial entrance hall behind left-hand room leading to central stair hall;
pantries behind stair hall and right-hand room and a 2-room service wing behind the
middle and right-hand side of the house, the kitchen on right.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Symmetrical 3 window south-east garden
front with no doorway. Left-hand return gable end is a symmetrical 2 window entrance
front with central doorway only on the ground floor. Probably C20 ledged door,
original traceried overlight. All the windows of the house are circa late C19 or C20
6-pane horned sashes in original openings. There is a shuttered fuel hatch in the
right-hand wall of the service wing.
Interior: Virtually unaltered interior with its original carpentry and joinery
details and plasterwork including: open-well open-string stair; panelled doors and
plaster ceiling cornices in the reception area.
Granite ashlar garden walls adjoin the rear gable end of the house and enclose a
garden on the left, courtyard garden on the right and in front of the house. Higher
walls at the rear and on the right have granite copings. There is a wide gateway
with monolithic piers near rear right-hand corner of the house.
Trevear Farmhouse is similar to Burnewhall Farmhouse (datestone 1849) on which it is
said to be modelled.

Listing NGR: SW3722126143

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

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