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Barn and Adjoining Buildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mylor, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2005 / 50°12'1"N

Longitude: -5.1007 / 5°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 178817

OS Northings: 37991

OS Grid: SW788379

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.DFBD

Mapcode Global: FRA 086H.GP3

Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Buildings

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63468

Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mylor

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mylor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/187 Barn (part of group formerly listed
30.5.67 as stabling at Carclew) and
adjoining buildings

Barn with adjoining former stabling, left, coachman's cottage, possibly former horse
engine house, rear, and coach house to right. Circa late C18 and part remodelled in
the C19. Killas rubble with granite dressings to barn front. Hipped Delabole dry
slate and grouted scantle slate roofs. Brick arches and brick chimneys to cottage.
Plan of overall rectangular range plus 2 storey cottage projecting from lower end,
rear right, of central deeper barn lower stabling, left, (east) remodelled in the
C19, and coach house, right, with accommodation over. Barn is in the Palladian
2 storeys. North front with symmetrical 1:3:1 bay barn at middle and 3-window
regular fronts of stabling, left, and coach house, right. Barn projects forward from
adjoining buildings and has middle 3 bays, surmounted by pediment, broken forward.
Plinth, mid-floor platband and moulded eaves and pediment cornice. Ground floor, or
basement has central doorway with ledged door with wooden lintel over and segmental
brick arched window openings with circa late C19 6-pane windows. First floor has
middle 3 bays with openings set within large tall rectangular recesses. Round-headed
brick arches. Wide central loading doorway with projecting keystone and pair of
ledged doors with blind fanlight over. Flanking window openings have apron like
hoods and possibly original 12-pane hornless sashes with upper sashes as fanlights.
Bays 1 and 4 have shallow brick arches with moulded pediments on corbels over window
openings and possibly original 24-pane sashes. Pediment has blind brick arched
lunette to tympanum. Rear of barn has 3 tiers of pigeon holes.
Stabling, left, has doorways midway between ground floor window openings, left-hand,
door now window, and right-hand doorway with 3 pane overlight and door boarded over.
First floor partly rebuilt in the late C19 and with rafters ends under eaves and
gables over dormered windows with exposed purlins. All windows to stabling are circa
late C19 horned 24-pane sashes.
Coach house circa early-mid C19, has 3 wide segmental brick arched coach openings to
ground floor and original 16-pane 2-light casements to first floor under brick arches
of same radius and positioned mid way between ground floor arches. Left-hand coach
opening is courtyard entrance.
Cottage to rear of barn, circa early C19, extended to left (west) and remodelled
circa late C19. Rubble walls with granite quoins to later part, left, and segmental
brick arches over openings. Hipped ended grouted scantle slate roof over original
part and narrower parallel hipped ended dry Delabole slate roof, left.
Plan of larger left-hand (west) room and smaller room in original part, right, with
entrance and stair between. Nearly symmetrical 2-window south front with ledged door
off centre to right and circa late C19 2-light casements.
Interior of barn partly inspected to see original oak or elm roof structure with 2
tiers of morticed and pegged collars to principal trusses. Other interiors not
The central feature of this group, ie. the barn, is a particularly fine building with
strong architectural elements and detail.

Listing NGR: SW7881737991

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

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