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Barn and Horse Engine House at Approximately 100 Metres West of Kennal Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1911 / 50°11'27"N

Longitude: -5.1622 / 5°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 174381

OS Northings: 37124

OS Grid: SW743371

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.G33R

Mapcode Global: FRA 082J.2PV

Plus Code: 9C2P5RRQ+C4

Entry Name: Barn and Horse Engine House at Approximately 100 Metres West of Kennal Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66243

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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2/257 Barn and horse-engine house at
- approximately 100 metres west of
Kennal Farmhouse.


Barn and horse-engine house. Circa mid C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings.
Grouted scantle slate hipped roofs. Cast-iron ogee gutters.
Plan: L-shaped plan barn with short arm of the L projecting at right angles in front
of the right-hand side and a canted horse-engine house projecting behind the middle
of the long arm of the L. Right-hand part of barn is built into a bank on the right.
There are 2 pairs of opposing loading/winnowing doorways in the longer part of the
barn, a flight of stone steps behind the right-hand doorways and another flight of
stone steps behind the far right-hand side to give access to another loading doorway.
The ground floor has waggon sheds under the threshing floors and there are stables or
loose boxes and possibly originally a shippon in the right-hand part. First floor is
a granary and fodder store. Horse-engine house has opposing doorways at the sides
and slit windows in the sides of the canted end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations with original door and window openings.
Many of the openings have their original ledged doors and there are barred windows
with internal shutters. There is one 15-pane 2-light casement. Symmetrical 4 window
east front has 5 doorways to the ground floor including wide waggon doorway with
loading doorways over, towards left and right. Left-hand waggon doorway is partly
Interior: Not inspected, except for horse-engine house which has no machinery but
original roof structure and beams for carrying former machinery.

Listing NGR: SW7438137124

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