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Lanyon Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Area Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1916 / 50°11'29"N

Longitude: -5.359 / 5°21'32"W

OS Eastings: 160342

OS Northings: 37794

OS Grid: SW603377

Mapcode National: GBR FX45.Q26

Mapcode Global: VH12P.2G80

Plus Code: 9C2P5JRR+JC

Entry Name: Lanyon Farmhouse, Including Front Garden Area Wall

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70099

Location: Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwinear-Gwithian

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwinear

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/2 Lanyon Farmhouse, including
front garden area wall

Farmhouse, front garden walls and gate-piers. Datestone on porch, 1668, possibly
earlier core. Built for the Lanyon family. Granite ashlar front, otherwise granite
rubble with granite dressings. Asbestos slate roofs with gable ends, 2 lateral
brick chimneys over rear wall and external stone stack at right hand gable end.
Plan: Overall irregular T shaped plan plus 2 storey porch left of middle at front;
stair hall in outshut at rear of former through passage and later service wing at
right angles behind the room to the right of the porch. There are now 4 rooms in
the single depth main front range; the two rooms left of the porch were probably
originally a large hall (now a kitchen and small parlour) and the two equal-sized
rooms right of the porch were probably both parlours.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 3:1:4 bay north front: 2 storey porch left of middle
dated 1668 with coped gable end and with scrolled kneelers; moulded basket-arched
doorway; 3-light mullioned window over the doorway rising partly into the gable;
square hoodmoulds and Lanyon coat of arms over the doorway with motto: VIVE VT
VIVAS. The right-hand ground floor window opening has a flat arch with voussoirs.
There is 1 C18 sash with wide glazing bars in the 2nd from right first floor
opening, the other windows are circa early C19 sashes, all with 12 panes.
Interior: plain interior with earlier features probably hidden; C18 panelled inner
porch doorway; circa 1900 stair. There was a C17 or C18 plaster ceiling in the
right-hand room until a few years ago (since fallen).
First floor and roof structure not inspected.
Rubble garden walls enclose on 2 sides a rectangular garden at the front. Aligned
with the porch doorway is gateway with dressed granite monolithic piers.

Listing NGR: SW6034237794

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