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Hendra Farmhouse Including Walls, Gate Piers and Railings to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Madron, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1245 / 50°7'28"N

Longitude: -5.5742 / 5°34'27"W

OS Eastings: 144624

OS Northings: 31049

OS Grid: SW446310

Mapcode National: GBR DXMC.1GP

Mapcode Global: VH05H.B4HF

Entry Name: Hendra Farmhouse Including Walls, Gate Piers and Railings to Front

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70429

Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Madron

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Madron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

MADRON
SW 43 SW
6/84 Hendra Farmhouse, including walls,
- gate piers and railings to front
II
Farmhouse, front garden walls, gate piers and railings. Resited datestone 1683, T B
G, remodelled circa late C18 and extended circa early C19. Granite ashlar front,
otherwise roughly coursed rubble and some granite ashlar. Scantle slate roofs: gable
ended roof over the original front range and hipped roof over the parallel rear
range. Probably C17 granite rubble stack over left hand gable, brick chimney over
right hand gable and later rendered chimney over the cross wall between the 2 right
hand rooms.
Plan: plan remodelled in the C18. 3 rooms along the front and probably there were
wings at right angles to the rear but remodelled in the C19. Large front room at
left and right, cross passage right of left hand room and small front room (probably
originally unheated) right of the passage. The stair hall is behind the middle room
and there is a rear service room at either side.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 3 window south-west front. Wide window openings with
paired sashes to ground floor and square window openings to first floor. Flat keyed
arches over ground floor openings. Doorway towards left. C20 door and C20 horned
sashes with glazing bars.
Rear has circa early C19 16-pane hornless sash to stair hall. Blocked C17 chamfered
window opening in right hand gable end.
Interior: little altered since circa early C19. Some C18 2-panel doors and circa
early C19 open-well open-string stair with stick balusters and ramped mahogany
handrail.
Square garden at the front with high granite coped side walls and along the front a
granite plinth surmounted by iron railings and with pyramidal-headed granite
monolithic gate piers.


Listing NGR: SW4462431049

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