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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142137
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66045
Location: Constantine, Cornwall, TR11
Civil Parish: Constantine
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Constantine
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 72 NW CONSTANTINE
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
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
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Listing NGR: SW7074529772
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