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Treyarnon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Merryn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5247 / 50°31'28"N

Longitude: -5.018 / 5°1'4"W

OS Eastings: 186178

OS Northings: 73785

OS Grid: SW861737

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.Q52C

Mapcode Global: FRA 07CN.YPX

Entry Name: Treyarnon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397255

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

ST MERRYN
SW 87 SE
3/259 Treyarnon Farmhouse

GV II

House. Circa early C19 extended in mid C19. Stone rubble. Slate roof with half-
hipped ends. Axial and side stacks with rendered brick shafts.
Plan: House originally of double depth plan with central entrance. 2 principal
rooms on front heated by side stacks with stair to rear of central passage, dairy to
rear left and probably back kitchen to rear right. In the mid C19 the house was
extended with a service range on left; comprising kitchen heated by end stack, dairy
and service outshut to rear left.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 2:3 window front with mid C19 extension on left and
earlier range to right. Dressed stone flat arches to openings. Original house has a
symmetrical front with C19 door in centre and probably C20 glazed porch in front,
flanked by two 12-pane early C19 hornless sashes with 3 above. Later extension to
left with 2-light casement on ground floor with two C19 hornless sashes above. Rear
elevation with complete early C19 hornless sashes.
Interior: Principal room to right has a late C18 or early C19 carved timber and
plaster classical chimney-piece and moulded plaster cornice decorated with
intertwined bunches of grapes and egg and dart motif. Circa 1840s Delabole slate
chimney-piece with register grate in left hand room and another similar chimney-piece
in probably original back kitchen, to rear right, which would have become a breakfast
room or morning room when the circa mid C19 service range was added. The original
dairy became a small unheated rear hall in circa mid C19. Circa early C19 stair with
ramped rail, turned newels and stick balusters.


Listing NGR: SW8617873785

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