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Courtyard Walls Attached to South and East of Medros Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse, and Font in Courtyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Luxulyan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3743 / 50°22'27"N

Longitude: -4.7429 / 4°44'34"W

OS Eastings: 205061

OS Northings: 56303

OS Grid: SX050563

Mapcode National: GBR N1.TZGB

Mapcode Global: FRA 08Y1.XRC

Entry Name: Courtyard Walls Attached to South and East of Medros Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse, and Font in Courtyard

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70907

Location: Luxulyan, Cornwall, PL24

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Luxulyan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Luxulyan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 05 NE
7/155 Courtyard walls attached to south
- and east of Medros Farmhouse and
Methrose Farmhouse, and font in

Courtyard walls and font in courtyard to Medrose Farmhouse and Methrose Farmhouse.
Walls of mid C17; font probably of mediaeval origin, said to have been used in the
C18. Walls in granite rubble, faced in granite ashlar on outer side of east range,
with granite dressings; granite font.
The walls run in a south range from the parlour wing for about 12 metres, and in an
east range of about 7 metres, to join the lower end of the farmhouse. There is a
doorway in the east range. The font is inside the courtyard.
The walls are about 2 metres high, in large blocks of granite, partially rebuilt in
the C20 in the east range. The east range has a granite doorway, with 4-centred
arch, hollow-chamfered with roll-mouldings, jambs set on square bases without stops.
Double doors with strap hinges, probably re-used.
The font is octagonal, with brattished top and roughly circular bowl, on shaped stem.
It is said to have been used by John Wesley for baptisms in the C18.

Listing NGR: SX0506156303

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