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Latitude: 50.1374 / 50°8'14"N
Longitude: -5.3588 / 5°21'31"W
OS Eastings: 160087
OS Northings: 31767
OS Grid: SW600317
Mapcode National: GBR FX4B.45L
Mapcode Global: VH12W.2TD2
Entry Name: Farm Buildings on West Side of Cow Yard, Including Cobbled Pavements at Approximately 200 Metres South of Godolphin House
Listing Date: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65755
Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Breage
Built-Up Area: Godolphin Cross
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 63 SW BREAGE GODOLPHIN
4/57 Farm building on west side of Cow
Yard, including cobbled pavements
at approx 200 metres south of
Originally a shelter or cartshed incorporating an earlier wall, later subdivided and
with bull pen added. Circa early C19. Granite rubble, coursed with snecks following
the slope of the land to the rear wall, roughly-hewn granite monoliths along the
front (east) with later granite rubble with granite dressings, partial infilling
between. Hipped scantle slate roof.
Long rectangular plan incorporating earlier rear wall, originally with open front
carried on granite monolith posts. Cross walls behind some of the posts. High
walled pen for bull added left of middle in front and adjoining larger pen at the top
end of the yard which also relates to item 7/45.
1 of a group of farm buildings relating to Godolphin House qv.
The older coursed west wall against which this shelter was built, continues
northwards to include Cow Yard gate and joins onto the large yard (qv) to the rear
(south) of Godolphin House. Running obliquely through the courtyard gate (and
originally through the gateway to the north) there is an ancient slightly raised
causeway of setts with granite kerb stones. It used to lead to the back gate of
Godolphin House on axis with the screens passage. Running the length of the back
wall of the shelter and on its west side a raised cobbled pavement terminating at a
field gate to the south.
Listing NGR: SW6008731767
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