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Latitude: 50.2844 / 50°17'3"N
Longitude: -4.8096 / 4°48'34"W
OS Eastings: 199940
OS Northings: 46486
OS Grid: SW999464
Mapcode National: GBR ZW.3CYM
Mapcode Global: FRA 08T8.VFC
Entry Name: Palm Cottage, with Attached Farm Offices and Cart Shed About 50 Metres North of Heligan House
Listing Date: 28 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327049
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71512
Location: St. Ewe, Cornwall, PL26
Civil Parish: St. Ewe
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Ewe
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 94 NE
1/12 Palm Cottage, with attached farm
offices and cart shed about 50
28.1.88 metres north of Heligan House
House, with attached farm offices and cart shed. Early - mid C19, with additions and
alterations of later C19 and C20. Slatestone rubble with brick dressings. Partly
painted and partly rendered. Hipped slate roof with ridge tiles. End stack to left
and axial stack with brick shafts.
Plan: The buildings are arranged in a long range; the house is to left, with the farm
offices at centre and the cart shed at the right end. The house is of 2-room plan,
with central entrance and room to right and left, each room heated from an end stack.
The offices form five bays attached to right. The cart shed is to end right, of
later C19, 5 bays with a wing to rear right. The main range, including the house, is
built into the bank at the rear.
Exterior: The house is 2-storey, on plinth, in painted rubble, a symmetrical 3-window
front. First floor has three C19 16-pane sashes with cambered brick arches. Ground
floor has central C20 wooden gabled porch with inner C19 4-panelled and glazed door.
C19 16-pane sash to left and right with cambered brick arches. The left end is
blind. At the rear there are no windows.
The offices are 2-storey, on plinth; rendered above the plinth. Symmetrical 5-bay
front. First floor has three C19 8-pane sashes with cambered brick arches,
alternating with two blind windows. Ground floor has C20 door with cambered arch to
right and left; in the centre are three C20 windows with cambered arches. At the
rear there are two plank doors and ventilator window to left.
The cart sheds are single storey with loft over; altered circa late C19. Ground
floor originally has five doorways with cambered brick arches; now two 6-pane
windows, plank door and two blocked openings. First floor has two loading doors with
cambered brick arches. At the right end there is a single doorway and a double
doorway with flat arch and cambered arch, with keystones. The rear wing is to right,
built into the bank; at upper ground floor level there are two single doorways and a
central double doorway with cambered stone arches and keystones. The inner side of
the cart shed, at the rear, has ventilator window to left and blocked door to right.
The rear of the main range has plank door.
Listing NGR: SW9994046486
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