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Carboys Farmhouse and Adjoining Farm Buildings and Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Hilary, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1514 / 50°9'5"N

Longitude: -5.4297 / 5°25'46"W

OS Eastings: 155093

OS Northings: 33561

OS Grid: SW550335

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ8.TZ6

Mapcode Global: VH12T.TGX8

Plus Code: 9C2P5H2C+H4

Entry Name: Carboys Farmhouse and Adjoining Farm Buildings and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70027

Location: St. Hilary, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Hilary

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Hilary

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Farmhouse, adjoining farm buildings and garden walls. Datestone 1714. Granite
rubble with granite dressings. Steep roof : scantle slate to front and asbestos
slate at rear. Large dressed granite stacks over the gable ends.
Plan: 2 original rooms: hall/kitchen left with very large fireplace and parlour right
with cross passage between. Later single storey lean-to behind the parlour and C20
lean-to behind the kitchen.
Exterior : 2 storeys. Originally nearly symmetrical 5 window south-west front with
doorway central to fenestration. Blocked ground and first floor window openings
right of the doorway and blocked ground and first floor doorway openings at far left.
Now a 4 window front with first floor openings slightly enlarged and some remodelling
to ground floor openings. C20 horned sashes and C20 door.
Interior not inspected but earlier features said to be hidden.
Rubble-coped rubble walls enclose shallow garden in front of house with gateway
aligned with doorway. Round-headed granite monolith piers, iron gate, and mounting
stone right of gateway.
2 barns adjoin on the left hand side : both C19, granite rubble with grouted scantle
slate roofs on 2 levels stepping down from the house. Rectangular plans: both with
shippons to ground floor and storage lofts over. The left hand barn has nearly
symmetrical front with central doorway and pigeon holes between the 2 first floor
windows. The right hand barn has 2 first floor windows and loading doorway, right,
and ground floor doorway left of middle. Old ledged doors, hopper windows or
shuttered windows.

Listing NGR: SW5509333561

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