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Helset

A Grade II Listed Building in Lesnewth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6825 / 50°40'57"N

Longitude: -4.6318 / 4°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 214172

OS Northings: 90288

OS Grid: SX141902

Mapcode National: GBR N6.6B30

Mapcode Global: FRA 1758.RB2

Entry Name: Helset

Listing Date: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327719

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68765

Location: Lesnewth, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lesnewth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Otterham, Saint Juliot and Lesnewth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LESNEWTH
SX 19 SW
2/93 Helset
- II
House. Possibly C17, extended to rear in mid C18. Slate-stone rubble rendered and
painted on front and side elevations. Bitumen coated and cement washed slate roof
with hipped ends and central valley replaced by flat top in circa late C20. Brick
end chimney stacks with projecting stone rubble and brick end stack heating outshot
on right.
Probably 2-room and through passage plan; extended to rear in circa mid C18 by two
rooms forming a double depth plan and retaining the central through passage. Rear
elevation probably refenestrated in circa late C18 or early C19. Lean-to outshot
added on right in circa late C18 or early C19 with kitchen heated by projecting end
stack. Outshut further extended in circa mid C20.
Two storeys, symmetrical three window front. C20 part-glazed door in central gabled,
rendered and slate-hung porch. C20 16-paned sashes. Rear elevation; almost
symmetrical three window front with circa early C19 16-pane hornless sashes and crown
glass. Front wall on left partly rebuilt. Ground floor opening with dressed stone
flat arches and key stones; C20 door to right of centre. First floor with central
dressed stone round arch to stair window with 16-pane sash inserted.
Interior with partitions complete. C20 fireplaces, C19 4-paned doors and C19 stair
in wide central passage with turned newel and stick balusters. Roof structure not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SX1417290288

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