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Trengrove Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4711 / 50°28'16"N

Longitude: -4.4313 / 4°25'52"W

OS Eastings: 227562

OS Northings: 66302

OS Grid: SX275663

Mapcode National: GBR NH.MML4

Mapcode Global: FRA 17LT.CF7

Entry Name: Trengrove Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61292

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/89 Trengrove Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Possibly with C17 origins. Rebuilt above ground floor in late C18.
Partly remodelled in mid C19. Rubblestone, rendered and slate hung to first floor
on south east, south west and part of north west. Scantle slate roof with gable
ends. 2 axial rubblestone stacks in ridge towards centre of south-east front.
Rubblestone lateral stack to rear on west, incorporated within later extension. Plan
much altered. Originally probably single depth with rear lateral stack on north
west. Extended to rear on north in late C18 and again to west in late C18 or early
C19. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3 window south east front. Ground floor with two 6-
pane sashes with timber lintels to left of panelled and partly glazed C20 door. 6
pane sash to right. Three 9 over 6-pane sashes above with small square window
between first and second sash. Datestone '1812' in lead hoppers near gable ends. On
east gable end, ground floor larder window with 'CHEESE ROOM' painted in black
letters, 2 inches high on timber lintel. A requirement of the Window Tax after 1795
in order to escape duty. Several large windows including those in the east gable and
on the rear north west elevation have been blocked. The C19 dressed quoins remain.
Interior with C19 fittings. Cloam oven 'Stratton and Crouder, Blackfriars Road' in
Cheese room. On first floor large drawing room, now partitioned into 2 rooms.
Originally with large windows on 3 sides, later blocked. Half glazed doors with thin
radiating glazing bars and coloured glass. Fireplace with timber carved surround
with 2 pairs of thin timber Corinthian columns supporting a carved cornice, decorated
with acanthus leaves with a marble shelf. The frieze contains 3 painted panels of
Greek mythological scenes. Small half spherical stone stoup in recess to left of
front elevation. Drainage channel remains through to outside wall. Roof timbers
not inspected. Owners whilst rendering ground floor of front (south-east) elevation
found evidence of large wide opening above ground floor entrance. Much dressed
granite to front of house including chamfered granite mullions and lintels to mullion

Listing NGR: SX2906763779

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