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St Elvan Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0998 / 50°5'59"N

Longitude: -5.3016 / 5°18'5"W

OS Eastings: 163982

OS Northings: 27406

OS Grid: SW639274

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.0BD

Mapcode Global: VH133.2R2D

Plus Code: 9C2P3MXX+W8

Entry Name: St Elvan Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385577

Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Porthleven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Porthleven

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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631-1/4/228 (East side)
22/05/72 St Elvan Farmhouse and attached
forecourt walls
(Formerly Listed as:
St Elvan Farmhouse and attached farm


Farmhouse. 1840, replacing older house. For John Rogers.
Killas rubble with granite sills and lintels except for
rendered end wall on right; grouted scantle slate roof;
external brick end stacks and lateral stack; mostly cast-iron
ogee gutters and fascia boards with brackets.
L-shaped single-depth plan with axial passage in front of left
and kitchen and small pantry in front at far left; service
wing at right-angles and projecting in front.
2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front plus 1-window return of
service wing on the left. Original windows. 16-pane hornless
sashes to front and central doorway with 4-panel door; remains
of formerly glazed porch. Rear has 16-pane sash over 12-pane
sash on left; then 2-light inward-opening casements with
horizontal panes, some irregular composite and leaded; a
round-arched stair window with intersecting glazing bars to
head over glazed and panelled door, and on right of large
stack a projection which is a cupboard for the kitchen, in
front of which is a flagged floor over a well. 2-window-range
farm entrance front has sashes with glazing bars and pantry
window with horizontal glazing bars and some random leaded
panes; central doorway with 4-panel top-glazed door under
right-hand window.
INTERIOR: original partitions, floors and roof structure,
panelled doors, including one C18 reused 2-panel door;
straight-flight staircase with turned newels, ramped handrails
and stick balusters to landing. In the breakfast room is an
original corner cupboard with shell head and round-arched pair
of glazed doors with thin glazing bars.
(Squires S: Penrose Historic Survey: National Trust: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SW6398227406

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