History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Lanyon Farmhouse, Front Garden Walls, Cartshed and Mounting Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Madron, Cornwall

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.1508 / 50°9'3"N

Longitude: -5.6048 / 5°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 142583

OS Northings: 34086

OS Grid: SW425340

Mapcode National: GBR DXJ8.ZFP

Mapcode Global: VH058.SGVQ

Plus Code: 9C2P592W+83

Entry Name: Lanyon Farmhouse, Front Garden Walls, Cartshed and Mounting Block

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70438

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

Find accommodation in


SW 43 SW
6/93 Lanyon Farmhouse front garden
- walls, cartshed and mounting block
Farmhouse, front garden walls, gate piers, cartshed and mounting block. Circa 1800.
Granite ashlar on all sides of the farmhouse. Slurried scantle slate roof with
granite ashlar stacks over the gable ends. Cast-iron ogee gutters.
Plan: unaltered double-depth plan with 2 rooms at the front flanking a cross passage
leading to a central stair hall between back kitchen left and dairy right. Behind
the right hand side of the house is a single storey service wing at right angles,
said to have been once a chapel. There is a C17 window head or sill reused over the
Exterior: 2 storeys plus attic (lit by windows in the gables). Symmetrical 3 window
south front with central doorway. Plinth, flat keyed arches over the openings and
mid-floor band. Wide window openings to left and right, originally with tripartite
sashes. C20 door and windows at the front, older horned sashes at the rear.
Interior: simple but little altered interior; moulded ceiling cornice in the right
hand room; dog-leg stair with square chamfered newels and stick balusters and 6-panel
Rectangular garden at the front with granite coped dressed granite and rubble walls
to each side. Lower wall parallel to the front with central gateway with granite
monolithic piers and C19 cast-iron gate.
Adjoining the left hand wall is a cartshed or trap house and at a little distance to
the right of the garden is a dressed granite mounting block.

Listing NGR: SW4258334086

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.