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A Grade II Listed Building in South Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5369 / 50°32'12"N

Longitude: -4.3523 / 4°21'8"W

OS Eastings: 233399

OS Northings: 73435

OS Grid: SX333734

Mapcode National: GBR NL.HHW4

Mapcode Global: FRA 17SN.06T

Entry Name: Treven

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61448

Location: South Hill, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: South Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: South Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 37 SW
2/237 Treven

Farmhouse, now house. Circa late C16 wing on south west extended on north east in
circa.1706. Datestone 1 7 0 6. Possibly extended for the Foot family. Further
datestone on north east wing WH possibly relating to alterations. Stone rubble with
slate galletting. Slate and ragslate roofs with gable end on south east and hipped
end on north east. Rendered rear lateral hall stack to south west wing, incorporated
in later outshut. Brick shaft to projecting stack on south gable end serving inner
room and brick shaft in ridge at junction of 2 wings. L-shaped plan. South west C16
wing probably 3 rooms with through passage with hall, probably open. Floor inserted
in circa early C17 with rear lateral stack. Heated inner room, now combined with
hall. Lower end unheated. Stair projection to rear around rear lateral stack.
Circa early C18 wing on north east projecting in 'L' shape plan from lower end of
main range.
2 storeys, asymmetrical 5-window front. North east elevation of C16 range, 2-window
front. Ground floor with C19 3-light casement to left with glazing bars. Chamfered
timber lintel. In centre, blocked opening beneath timber lintel with early/mid C20
French windows adjoining on right. Both beneath slate hood. C20 lean-to porch in
angle of 2 wings, stone rubble with slate roof. Above, C19 3-light casement with
glazing bars and late C19 4-pane sash to right.
North west elevation of early C18 wing, 3-window front. Ground floor with C19
3-light casement with glazing bars beneath dressed stone and granite arch. Dressed
stone arch over plank door with glazed panel to right of centre and dressed stone and
granite arch to right with C20 window. Above C19 2-light casement with glazing bars,
late C19 4-pane sash and C20 window in earlier opening on right. 2 outer windows
with granite cills. Datestone 1 7 0 6 between second and third window decorated
2 hearts, possibly signifying wedding stone. Datestone to right WM with pointed
head. Lean-to on right-hand hipped end. 1831
Interior. C16 range with through passage. Lower room unheated now dairy. Screen
between dairy and through passage replaced. Bressumer above heavily chamfered with
ornate ogee stops visible on north east. Later fireplace to rear lateral stack with
brick arch. Circa C18 dressed stone arch to fireplace and smoking chamber on south
east gable end. Cloam oven. Heavy chamfered ceiling beams with run-out stops.
Winder stairs continue around rear wall of rear lateral stack. Later timber treads
probably with original stone treads below.
First floor levels change with slightly lower floor over hall and inner room. Small
fireplace in north west gable end with chamfered granite lintel. Roof timbers, over
lower end, 2 raised cruck trusses with heavy unchamfered principals, morticed and
tennoned at apex. Trenched purlins and unchamfered slightly cambered collars,
dovetailed into principals. Diagonal set ridge. Roof timber have been creosoted.
However possible indication of smoke blackening on second truss. Further 4 pairs of
principals above hall and inner room sealed with only base of feet visible. Appear
slightly curved.
Qv. tombchest of John Foot of Treven, 1 metre to west of south porch of church of St
Sampson, South Hill.

Listing NGR: SX3339973435

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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