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Farm Buildings to North East of St Elvan Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1 / 50°5'59"N

Longitude: -5.3011 / 5°18'3"W

OS Eastings: 164024

OS Northings: 27428

OS Grid: SW640274

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.0KZ

Mapcode Global: VH133.2RD7

Entry Name: Farm Buildings to North East of St Elvan Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196479

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385579

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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Listing Text


631-1/4/229 (East side)
22/05/72 Farm buildings to north-east of St
Elvan Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
St Elvan Farmhouse and attached farm


Large range of farm buildings. Feeding house (barn) 1845,
cattle house and piggery 1865, potato house 1882. Killas
rubble with granite dressings; grouted scantle slate roofs
except for corrugated asbestos to barn. Large evolved plan
ranged around 3 sides of a farmyard. Barn and extension
(probable potato house) 2 storeys, otherwise single storey.
Farmyard elevations from left: trap house with symmetrical
2-window front with 12-pane horizontal-sliding sashes and
central doorway; cart-shed and stable with pair of wide
doorways on the left and boarded window and doorway on the
right; 2-window barn with shuttered windows, central loading
doorway over waggon doorway flanked by slit ventilators (one
formerly wider) and 2 doorways; extension to barn has
1st-floor loading doorway and granite steps (with kennel) up
to doorway of right-hand return with slatehanging to 1st floor
over wide doorway; then a low shippon with 4 doorways, 2 of
which are blocked which returns to further shippon with 3
doorways, the widest doorway partly blocked, and 2 slit
ventilators and finally a piggery with 3 low doorways with 2
partly blocked. Ledged doors to most openings. Horse-engine
house at rear of barn not inspected. INTERIOR: original roof
structure where inspected.

Listing NGR: SW6402427428

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

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