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Range of Barns About 50 Metres South East of Lowertown Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4105 / 50°24'37"N

Longitude: -5.0063 / 5°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 186494

OS Northings: 61059

OS Grid: SW864610

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.884M

Mapcode Global: FRA 07DY.X10

Entry Name: Range of Barns About 50 Metres South East of Lowertown Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71007

Location: Colan, Cornwall, TR8

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Colan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Columb Minor and Colan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

COLAN
SW 86 SE
6/2 Range of barns about 50 metres
- south east of Lowertown Farmhouse
II

Range of barns. Mid - late C19 with few later alterations. Slatestone and elvan
rubble. Slate roofs with ridge tiles and gable ends ; gable end stacks with brick
shafts.
Plan: Large asymmetrical barn in 3 ranges, two to left and one to right, with an
enclosed area between. The gable ends face the front, forming three parallel
buildings. The 2 to right are enclosed at the rear by a screen wall. Gothic style.
Exterior: The tallest barn is to left, slightly advanced, with the gable end to
front; this has an upper loading door with cranked head, set in a pointed arched
opening; brick stack above. Wider lower gabled barn to right with pointed arched 2-
light casement at ground floor and 2-centred arched loading door with keystone above.
Stable door at the right side. There is a C20 gabled roof over the open bay to
right. This end barn to right has a depressed 2-centred arched double doorway with
ventilation slit to right and left, and a loading door above with 2-centred arched
head. Gable end stack above. At the right side there is a 2-light window with
shutters and cranked head, and single door. At the left side there are three
doorways at ground floor, the central one wider with a 4-centred stone arch. Three
small loading doors above with shutters. At the rear, there is a screen wall
enclosing two barns, with a gable end to right. In the screen wall are 3 loading
doors at upper level, with triangular heads, the central one with blocked pointed
arched ventilation slit to right and left and a small gable over. There is a
straight joint to the gable end to right, with concrete external stair leading to a
similar loading door and 2-light window with cranked head and shutters.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW8649461059

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