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Latitude: 50.0903 / 50°5'24"N
Longitude: -5.3233 / 5°19'23"W
OS Eastings: 162389
OS Northings: 26418
OS Grid: SW623264
Mapcode National: GBR FX7F.VVB
Mapcode Global: VH132.PZ5P
Entry Name: Piggery and Attached Wall at Methleigh Farm
Listing Date: 25 July 1979
Last Amended: 9 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207598
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385359
Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Porthleven
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW62NW BREAGE ROAD
631-1/1/9 Piggery and attached wall at
25/07/79 Methleigh Farm
(Formerly Listed as:
Farmyard buildings including
watermill at Methleigh)
Piggery (range of 6 sties). Mid C19. Granite rubble with
granite dressings, grouted scantle slate roof. Shallow-depth
rectangular range with each sty divided by a rubble wall.
Single storey. Yard front has 6 doorways with C20 planked
doors with original hinges and other furniture. Rear has 6
feeding hatches and 4 slit ventilators. INTERIOR: cobbled
floors, granite troughs and original roof structure with
nailed collars. Subsidiary features: rubble wall at
right-angles in front on right, splayed and with gate pier
with moulded head at the front end (similar pier to wall
attached to implement shed (qv)). The wall has 2 openings and
there are 2 troughs originally filled by water from mill leat.
The water supply system at Methleigh, serving mill, farm
buildings, house and gardens, is a considerable feat of
planning and engineering and is probably the most complex of
its kind in Cornwall.
Listing NGR: SW6238926418
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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