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Higher Prospidnick Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sithney, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1392 / 50°8'21"N

Longitude: -5.3058 / 5°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 163877

OS Northings: 31807

OS Grid: SW638318

Mapcode National: GBR FX89.Y4C

Mapcode Global: VH12W.ZRCM

Entry Name: Higher Prospidnick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65927

Location: Sithney, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Sithney

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Sithney

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/248 Higher Prospidnick Farmhouse

Small farmhouse. C18 extended circa early C19. Painted granite rubble and cob
walls, slate sills. Steep corrugated iron roof (formerly thatched) over original
part (left) and slurried scantle slate roof of shallower pitch, right. Brick
chimneys over the gable ends.
Plan: originally a 1-room plan with fireplace at the left hand gable end and entrance
vestibule and stair, right. In circa the early C19, extended on the right hand side
with a 1-room plan (probably parlour) addition heated by a gable end fireplace.
Later C19 lean-tos at rear.
2 storeys. Overall irregular 3 window south front with the eaves level stepping down
on the right. The original 2 window front, left, on higher ground with doorway on
the right hand side. Circa early C20 top-glazed door within C20 lean-to porch. The
window openings are irregularly disposed and positioned towards the right. The first
floor second from left (middle of the whole front) window is a C19 6-pane 3-light
horizontal sliding sash, the left-hand light sliding. The other windows are circa
late C19 or C20 4-pane horned sashes, all in original openings. The 1 window front
addition, right has irregularly disposed openings at lower level than the original
Interior not inspected.
A rare C18 1-room plan house with modest C19 extension and hardly altered since then.

Listing NGR: SW6387731807

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

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