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Withnoe Barton withnoe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. John, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3467 / 50°20'48"N

Longitude: -4.2443 / 4°14'39"W

OS Eastings: 240418

OS Northings: 52047

OS Grid: SX404520

Mapcode National: GBR NR.WFNM

Mapcode Global: FRA 2803.SDP

Entry Name: Withnoe Barton withnoe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61934

Location: St. John, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. John

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/280 Withnoe Barton and Withnoe


Farmhouse, now house and farmhouse. Circa 1600, hall bay extended c. mid C17 with
C19 addition to right and C20 alterations. Rubble, rendered. Slate roof with
crestings to range to left. Front lateral hall stack and truncated stack to lower
gable end to left, with raised verge. Asbestos slate roof to rear and to C19
Plan originally 3 rooms and through passage. The lower end to left, heated by a
gable end stack, the hall with a front lateral stack. In circa mid C17, a 2-storey
bay was added to the front of the hall, possibly at this time also the porch to the
front of the passage. In circa mid C19, a 2-storey addition of one-room plan was
added to the right end; The original inner room may have been demolished or
incorporated as the passage of the addition. Stairs were inserted in to the original
through passage, probably also in the C19; the stairs were altered again and the
house divided in two in the C20.
2 storeys, all C20 windows, porch has pointed arched doorway and 4-centred arched
unglazed light, hipped roof; C19 door set in earlier plain frame. 3-light window to
left, weathered external stack with shaped cap to right; hall has 6-light mullion and
transom window with hood mould curtailed by buttresses to right. At first floor, 2-
light and paired 2-light windows, gable over hall bay with mullion and transom
window. To right, taller 2-storey C19 block has ground floor window with hood mould,
door with overlight and,hipped hood to left. 2 C20 windows with cambered heads at
first floor. Left side] has single storey lean-to with corrugated asbestos roof and
2-light window opening;unglazed and shuttered. To left, doorway leading to lower
end room.
Interior Lower end room has 6 irregular chamfered cross beam, blocked fireplace, 4-
panelled fielded door to rear. Rear of passage rebuilt with C20 winder stair.
Passage has 2 chamfered cross beams, one with scroll stop, front door has strap
hinges and chamfered lintel. Ball has 7 chamfered and scroll-stopped beams, C20
fireplace to front lateral stack. Roof over hall has one early truss remaining,
crossed principal rafters with curved feet, collar with very pronounced camber.

Listing NGR: SX4041852047

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