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Higher Rosewarrick Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanivet, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4398 / 50°26'23"N

Longitude: -4.7935 / 4°47'36"W

OS Eastings: 201733

OS Northings: 63724

OS Grid: SX017637

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.3B6K

Mapcode Global: FRA 07VW.NB9

Entry Name: Higher Rosewarrick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67576

Location: Lanivet, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanivet

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanivet

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LANIVET
SX 06 SW
8/99 Higher Rosewarrick Farmhouse
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II

Farmhouse. Probably mid C17, with addition of the circa late C17-early C18 ; mid C19
addition and some C19 alterations. Painted granite rubble, the rear roughcast over
cob. Rag slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends. Gable end stacks, with brick
shaft to left, the gable end stack to right now in an axial position, with rendered
shaft.
Plan: 2 room plan with cross passage ; each room heated from a gable end stack.
Probably in late C17, the front of the room to right was extended forward, and an
addition of one-room plan, unheated, was made to the right end. In circa mid C19, an
addition was made to rear left, attached to the main house by a lean-to ; this is a
one-room plan house, heated from a gable end stack to right, and with central
entrance at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 3-window front. To left, there is a C20 window at
ground floor and C20 2-light 6-pane casement at first floor. Plank door with glazed
panel and pitched slate hood, set in the angle to the projecting bay to right. The
bay has 2-light C20 casement at ground floor and single C20 light at first floor.
C20 lean-to to front right. The end room to right has single light at ground floor
and 2-light 6-pane casement at first floor. The right end is blind ; the roof is
half-hipped, and the upper level of the building is in cob. The left end has large
external stack. At the rear, there is a 4-pane light at ground floor to left ; 2-
light casement at ground and first floor to the central room.
At the left side is the front of the C19 addition ; this is 2-storeys, in rendered
stone rubble, slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends, with gable end stack with
brick shaft to right. Symmetrical 2-window front, at first floor with two 20-pane
sashes, ground floor has central brick porch with 4-panelled inner door and C20
plate-glass window. Left side has 24-pane light at ground floor. Rear blind, in
granite rubble.
Interior: The two rooms to the original house are now one room. The room to left
retains roughly hewn beams. C20 range inserted in the fireplace at the left end.
The fireplace at the right end has a cambered timber lintel with rubble jambs, partly
infilled in C20. The room to right is at a higher floor level. At first floor, the
feet of the principal rafters are visible, probably of C19, saw-cut. Roof space not
accessible.


Listing NGR: SX0173363724

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