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Latitude: 50.6126 / 50°36'45"N
Longitude: -4.4924 / 4°29'32"W
OS Eastings: 223757
OS Northings: 82175
OS Grid: SX237821
Mapcode National: GBR ND.BPW9
Mapcode Global: FRA 17GG.5NB
Entry Name: Oldhay Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1328034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68242
Location: Altarnun, Cornwall, PL15
Civil Parish: Altarnun
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Altarnon with Bolventor
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 28 SW
4/23 Oldhay Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now private house. Probably C17 origins. Stone rubble with large granite
quoins. Slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble end stacks and projecting stone
rubble side lateral stacks with set offs and cloam oven projection.
Plan: The original arrangement of the plan is uncertain. The house has been altered
in the C19 and C20 and has been truncated, the rear wing having originally extended
some 2 metres further to rear. The house is of overall 'L' shaped plan, the front
range with a two room and central entrance plan and the wing to rear left containing
a further two rooms, both heated by side lateral stacks. Circa C19 outshut to rear
of right hand partly remodelled in C20. The ground slopes down to right and there is
a cellar beneath the right hand room.
Exterior: Two storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-window front with dressed stone arches
to the ground floor openings. C20 plank door near centre flanked by two C20 2-light
casements with three similar casements on first floor.
Interior: C20 floor joists in left hand room and rear wing . The left hand
fireplace has a chamfered granite surround and a second fireplace opening on right
which contains a flat horizontal slate slab pierced with two round holes about 6"
diameter and a small grate below. The fireplace to the room directly to rear has
chamfered granite jambs and the fireplace in the rear room of the the left hand wing
is partly blocked. First floor not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX2375782175
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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