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Carnevas Farmhouse and Garden Walls to South

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Merryn, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5156 / 50°30'56"N

Longitude: -5.0168 / 5°1'0"W

OS Eastings: 186221

OS Northings: 72770

OS Grid: SW862727

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.QRD5

Mapcode Global: FRA 07CP.RBM

Entry Name: Carnevas Farmhouse and Garden Walls to South

Listing Date: 20 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397207

Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Merryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Merryn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 87 SE
3/251 Carnevas Farmhouse and garden walls
to south


Farmhouse and garden walls to front. Circa late C18 or early C19. Stone rubble.
Slate roof with hipped ends. Brick axial stacks.
Plan: Double depth plan with entrance to right of centre. 3 principal rooms across
front, heated by fireplaces on the rear walls. Kitchen to rear of left hand room,
dairy to rear of central room and stair to rear of right hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Imposing 4 window regular front elevation with original sashes
and dressed stone segmental arches to openings. Entrance to right of centre with C19
door and circa 1840s glazed timber porch with 2 centred arched openings to the
windows and a flat roof. Hornless 12-pane C19 sashes on ground floor with 2 sashes
to left and one to right. First floor with four 12-pane sashes, the second sash
replaced in circa late C19 or C20.
Interior: Complete original joinery and carpentry details. 2 principal rooms on
front left have original moulded plaster cornices although the partition between the
2 rooms has been removed. Original moulded plasterwork and chimney-piece to right
hand room. Stair with wrought iron balustrade lit by a stair window with original
painted glass depicting a farmyard scene. Kitchen to rear left has C19 joinery
including bench attached to wall. Meat hooks in kitchen and in small cupboard
outside back door, presumably for poultry.
Including C19 stone rubble walls enclosing garden to front (south) of the house.
This house is an unusual survival of such a complete circa 1800 farmhouse and
commands a prominent position in the landscape.

Listing NGR: SW8622172770

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

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