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Tressidder

A Grade II Listed Building in Constantine, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1237 / 50°7'25"N

Longitude: -5.2087 / 5°12'31"W

OS Eastings: 170745

OS Northings: 29772

OS Grid: SW707297

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.Y8W3

Mapcode Global: VH134.N5R1

Entry Name: Tressidder

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66045

Location: Constantine, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Constantine

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Constantine

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 72 NW CONSTANTINE

8/60 Tressidder
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II


Small farmhouse. Circa early C19. Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins,
lintels and window cills. Corrugated asbestos sheet roof with gable ends and
catslide roof at rear. Large dressed granite stacks at the gable ends, with granite
weathering the larger kitchen stack is to the left.
Plan: Double depth integral outshut plan. 2 front rooms with a cross-passage
between, both heated from gable end fireplaces, the left hand room the kitchen and
the right hand room the parlour are the same size. Behind the right hand parlour is
a shallow unheated dairy and behind the kitchen is the stairwell with a dog-leg
staircase and a small pantry or store to its left side all within the integral
outshut.
Exterior: 2-storeys. Symmetrical 3-window range. First floor C19 2-light
horizontally sliding sashes of 8 panes; the centre window on the first floor is
probably a C20 insertion. 2 large late C19 2-light 12-pane casements on the ground
floor and a central doorway with a C20 door.
The roof at the rear is carried down over the integral outshut with lower eaves. The
rear elevation has 2 C19 2-light casements to the right and a doorway to the left
with a C20 door.
In each gable end a C20 2-light first floor casement.
Interior: The 2 ground floor front rooms have bead-moulded ceiling joists and the
first floor has plank doors. The staircase is the original dog-leg staircase with
square newels and 2 rails instead of a balustrade. The other joinery is C20.
Tresidder was a farm of 36 acres and part of the Manor of Tucoys, the only manor in
Constantine mentioned in the Domesday Book.
Source: Charles Henderson. A History of the Parish of Constantine in Cornwall. page
156 .. ... ............. .. ... . . .


Listing NGR: SW7074529772

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