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Higher Lanner Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls and Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0889 / 50°5'20"N

Longitude: -5.2945 / 5°17'40"W

OS Eastings: 164439

OS Northings: 26176

OS Grid: SW644261

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.X7L

Mapcode Global: VH139.51V5

Plus Code: 9C2P3PQ4+H5

Entry Name: Higher Lanner Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls and Barn

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385561

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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631-1/1/221 (East side (off))
22/05/72 Higher Lanner Farmhouse and attached
forecourt walls and barn
(Formerly Listed as:
Higher Lanner Farmhouse)


Farmhouse and attached barn. C18, extended c1845, roof altered
1855. Killas rubble with granite dressings; scantle slate
roof, lower at rear left and hipped on the right; original
rubble stack on the left; 2 brick axial stacks.
Originally a 2-room plan extended later with outshut behind
kitchen/living room on the left and with a 1-room-plan
extension on the right and a barn at far right c1845; stair
projection in rear angle probably 1876. 2 storeys;
3-window-range house and 2-window-range barn. House has 2
early C19 16-pane hornless sashes to 1st floor of original
part over later 4-pane horned sashes and possibly original
12-pane casements to extension; planked door central to
original part and partly glazed porch.
Barn has symmetrical 2-window front on its right with original
shutters on the left, 6-pane windows on the right and central
doorway with planked stable door. Left of this is another door
with loading doorway over and there is another doorway at far
left; ledged doors.
INTERIOR: C18 features include some panelled doors with
fielded panels and HL hinges, slate floor in the
kitchen/living room; old floor structure boxed in; some plank
and muntin partitions and the remains of the original roof
structure. C19 features include floor and roof structures of
additions and the 1876 staircase with turned newel, stick
balusters and ramped handrail.
Subsidiary features: rubble forecourt walls with granite
copings and incorporating the base of a cider press.
(National Trust Vernacular Building Survey: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SW6443926176

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