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Bosvean and Wall at Front chy an Bara

A Grade II Listed Building in Madron, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1327 / 50°7'57"N

Longitude: -5.565 / 5°33'53"W

OS Eastings: 145328

OS Northings: 31930

OS Grid: SW453319

Mapcode National: GBR DXMB.KQ0

Mapcode Global: VH059.HXCP

Entry Name: Bosvean and Wall at Front chy an Bara

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70488

Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Madron

Built-Up Area: Madron

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Madron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

MADRON CHURCH ROAD, Madron
SW 43 SE
7/142 Chy-an-Bara and Bosvean and wall at
- front
GV II
2 adjoining houses including front courtyard wall. C18. Granite ashlar fronts,
otherwise coursed rubble with granite dressings. Steep grouted scantle slate roofs
with brick chimneys. Gable ends except half hip at front of Bosvean, right.
Plan: two 2-room plan houses built at right angles to each other making an overall L-
shaped plan. Chy-an-Bara, left, has its kitchen, right, behind Bosvean which
projects at right angles in front. Both houses have central cross passage entrances
and central stairs. Bosvean has a wide window opening and doorway at the front,
presumably at some time used as a shop.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 2 window and 3 window fronts at right angles. Chy-an-Bara has
C20 door, Bosvean has C19 4-panel door. Mostly circa late C19 horned sashes. 2 C19
hornless sashes at front end of Bosvean.
Interior: interior of Chy-an-Bara only inspected. Some C18 features including dog-
leg stair with column-turned balusters and robust moulded ceiling cornice in the
cross passage.


Listing NGR: SW4532831930

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