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Latitude: 50.4574 / 50°27'26"N
Longitude: -5.0189 / 5°1'7"W
OS Eastings: 185812
OS Northings: 66304
OS Grid: SW858663
Mapcode National: GBR ZG.VBVS
Mapcode Global: FRA 07CV.BJY
Entry Name: Tolcarne Merock Farmhouse with Attached Walls and Farm Building
Listing Date: 12 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71073
Location: Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall, TR8
Civil Parish: Mawgan-in-Pydar
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Mawgan-in-Pydar
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 86 NE
1/96 Tolcarne Merock Farmhouse with
attached walls and farm building
Farmhouse with attached walls and farm building. Early C19, with few later
alterations. Slatestone rubble with stone dressings. Bitumenised slate roof with
crested ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks with brick shafts. The walls
are in stone rubble. The attached farm building, possibly a shippon, is in stone
rubble with hipped slate roof.
Plan: Double depth plan house, with central entrance and principal room to front
left and right, each heated from a gable end stack. Kitchen and former dairy to
rear, with rear stair hall. The wall attached to right, enclosing an area to the
right side of the house, about 15 metres wide and about 25 metres long. The wall is
continued along the front to enclose a garden in front of the house, with a gateway
opposite the front door. The farm building is attached to rear right of the wall
attached at the right side of the house.
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical 3-window front; all windows are 16-pane sashes with
segmental arch and keystone. Central half-glazed C20 door with segmental arch and
keystone. The left side of the house has attached single storey rubble former dairy
with corrugated iron roof. The rear of the house has first floor 16-pane sash to
right and left, with round arched stair light with radial glazing bars. Ground floor
C20 glazed door and two C20 sashes with glazing bars.
The wall attached to right has rubble coping, about 4 metres high; it is ramped down
to the front range where there is a C20 gate with roughly hewn granite piers. This
wall is returned towards the front right of the house. The wall is continued to
enclose the garden at the front of the house, with a flight of granite steps and pair
of rubble piers with small pyramidal caps. The wall is returned to meet the front
left of the house.
The shippon at the rear has 2 doors and 2 windows at ground floor with shutters to
windows and brick segmental arches. Two 2-light 8-pane casements at first floor with
central loading door. The left end has wide double doors with brick segmental arch
and 4-pane sash above.
Interior: Not inspected.
Listing NGR: SW8581266304
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