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Trenalls House and Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Hilary, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.104 / 50°6'14"N

Longitude: -5.4197 / 5°25'10"W

OS Eastings: 155564

OS Northings: 28257

OS Grid: SW555282

Mapcode National: GBR FX0D.L8L

Mapcode Global: VH131.0NP4

Plus Code: 9C2P4H3J+H4

Entry Name: Trenalls House and Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70076

ID on this website: 101161393

Location: Prussia Cove, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Hilary

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Hilary

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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2 adjoining houses. Small house probably C18, extended with house in 1906, designed
by Caldwell. Killas with granite dressings. The old house has a wheat reed thatched
roof sweeping lower over rear outshut and with large stage external rubble stack at
the left hand gable end; the 1906 house has a scantle slate mansard roof and dressed
stone stacks.
Plan: C18 house (old farmhouse) has 2 rooms at the front with cross passage between
and 2 shallow service rooms within the rear outshut. The 1906 (Trenhalls House)
house adjoins on the right of the C18 house and has a large basement kitchen left
with large stair hall in tower behind and large former coach house or garage, right.
The reception rooms are on the first floor: 2 front rooms flanking a central entrance
hall approached by an L-plan flight of external steps at the front. A 3-storey
square tower behind the left hand side of the house has an external stair corridor on
its left linking the top floors.
Exterior : 2 storey and 3 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 2 window and 3 window south
west fronts with central doorways. The old house front, left, and the much taller
1906 house;right, with entrance to the first floor. The old house window openings
were probably altered in 1906 when fitted with leaded casements and a ledged and
partly leaded glazed door. The 1906 front is as built with round headed doorway with
ledged door, 3-light mullioned windows to the ground and first floor and 2-light
wooden casements to the 3 attic dormers.
Also unaltered to the other elevations.
Interior not inspected except for the unspoiled basement kitchen and stair hall
behind,which has a stair with pierced splat balusters.

Listing NGR: SW5556428257

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