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Bosneives Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Withiel, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4616 / 50°27'41"N

Longitude: -4.8209 / 4°49'15"W

OS Eastings: 199880

OS Northings: 66223

OS Grid: SW998662

Mapcode National: GBR ZV.R2YP

Mapcode Global: FRA 07ST.X8Q

Entry Name: Bosneives Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67610

Location: Withiel, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Withiel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Withiel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 96 NE
3/142 Bosneives Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Early C18, with alterations and additions of the later C18 and early C19,
with few later alterations. Slatestone and granite rubble. Asbestos slate slurried
roof with ridge tiles and gable ends; deep bracketed eaves. Gable end stacks with
rubble shafts.
Plan: Double depth plan, with principal room to front left and right, each heated
from a gable end stack. Small room to rear right and former dairy to rear left ; to
rear right is a one-room plan kitchen wing, heated from a gable end stack. Main
stair at the rear of the central entrance passage with a service stair to rear left.
Exterior: 2 storeys, a symmetrical 3-window front; all windows are 20-pane sashes of
early C19, first floor central 16-pane sash. Central C18 panelled door with 2 glazed
panels inserted ; flat hood on wooden posts, probably of early C19. The right side
has external stack and at attic level a 6-pane light to left and 2-light casement to
right. 12-pane sash at ground and first floor to right. The rear wing has C20
French windows and C19 20-pane sash at first floor. Rear wing brought forward to
right with C20 window at ground floor. The left side has buttress and C20 attic
light. At the rear, the main house has C20 door annd window to right; with C19 16-
pane sash at first floor. The rear wing has two C20 windows at ground floor, one
formerly a door ; small 6-pane casement to right. First floor has 6-pane sash to
left and 18-pane sash to right lighting the service stair.
Interior: In the central entrance hall is a 6-panelled door to right and left; the
room to front left has plaster cornice and slate chimneypiece of early C19. Dog-leg
stair with turned balusters and wide moulded handrail, of early C18, rising to attic
level; the balusters on the attic landing retain early C18 painted wood graining.
The cupboard under the stairs at ground floor has an early C18 2-panelled door with
HL hinges. Rear service stair with stick balusters. The kitchen in the rear wing
was formerly partitioned; slate paved floor and end fireplace with replaced granite
lintel and cloam oven to rear right. The dairy to rear left has a granite salting
trough. At first floor, all rooms retain early C18 2-panelled fielded doors with
wooden catches.

Listing NGR: SW9988066223

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

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