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Burlorne Eglos Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Breock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4966 / 50°29'47"N

Longitude: -4.8244 / 4°49'27"W

OS Eastings: 199781

OS Northings: 70126

OS Grid: SW997701

Mapcode National: GBR ZV.NVF1

Mapcode Global: FRA 07SR.88T

Plus Code: 9C2QF5WG+M6

Entry Name: Burlorne Eglos Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 4 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67697

Location: St. Breock, Cornwall, PL27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Breock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Breoke

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Farmhouse and adjoining barn. Circa late C16 or early C17 origins. Barn added in
circa late C18 and extended in late C19 or early C20. Stone rubble. Rag slate roof
with gable ends. Brick end stack on left. Truncated stone rubble front lateral hall
stack near centre and projecting stone rubble rear lateral stack to right.
Plan: Three room and through passage plan with lower end on left heated by end stack.
Hall near centre heated by front lateral stack and inner room on right heated by rear
lateral stack. C19 outshut extension added across rear; small outbuilding added on
right-hand gable end in circa C18. In the late C19 or early C20 the house was
further extended by the addition of a 2 storey barn across the right-hand end,
projecting at the front to form a overall L-shaped plan.
Exterior: Two storeys. Regular 4 window front with PVC windows in earlier openings.
Entrance to left of centre with circa early C20 4-panel door. PVC windows to right
and left with C20 timber window to far right. 4 PVC windows and one blocked window
on first floor. Two stone rubble buttresses on front. Two storey barn attached on
right hand gable end with gable end to front.
Interior: Wide passage flanked by thin partition walls. Ceiling beams to lower end
and hall replaced in late C19 or C20 with a large waney, roughly chamfered beam in
the lower, left-hand room. Hall has a C20 chimney-piece and a deep bay on the right-
hand higher side. Blocked opening between hall and inner room, near the front end of
the stone rubble cross wall. Circa late C17 plaster ceiling in inner room, fine
quality with large circular pattern and inner circle with torus moulded rib. Moulded
plaster floral trail with central floral motif. Circa late C17 or early C18 moulded
plaster cornice. Circa mid C19 balustrade to dog-leg stair. The roof structure,
according to the owners has been largely replaced (not inspected). Several pieces of
roughly cut and reused timber in the roof of the barn, nailed at the apices with a
later roof structure above.

Listing NGR: SW9978170126

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