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Polglase Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gweek, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1151 / 50°6'54"N

Longitude: -5.2152 / 5°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 170233

OS Northings: 28840

OS Grid: SW702288

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.YTBV

Mapcode Global: VH134.KC8M

Entry Name: Polglase Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66110

Location: Gweek, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gweek

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Wendron

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 72 NW GWEEK

8/130 Polglase Farmhouse
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GV II

Farmhouse. C18. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Corrugated asbestos roofs :
steep roof (formerly thatched) over original house with rubble stacks over the gable
ends ; lower pitched roof over later C18 cottage on the left and bricks chimney over
the gable end. Cast-iron ogee gutters.
Plan: Overall L-shaped plan. Original farmhouse on the right is a double-depth plan
with wider kitchen on the left and parlour on the right with cross passage between
leading to central rear stair hall with service room at either side. Circa late C18
or possibly early C19 a large 1-room plan cottage was added on the left hand side.
In the C20 this cottage was linked by a small extension to a former outbuilding (C18
or early C19) to provide a new kitchen. Large C20 conservatory at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Overall 5 window south front. Original farmhouse on the right
has nearly symmetrical 3 window front with doorway central to fenestration C20 door.
C20 copies of original 12-pane horizontal-sliding sashes. Cottage front has 3
original similar windows. Large conservatory along the front.
Interior: Some remodelling in the C20 including replacement of partitions and first
floor structure. Original fireplace structures, stairs and roof structures survive.
Original kitchen/living rom fireplace has large granite domed oven to left-hand side.
Dog-leg stairs have rectangular balusters. Roof structure is close-spaced. Lapped
and pegged A trusses with battens between for thatch.


Listing NGR: SW7023328840

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