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Restormel Farmhouse, with Attached Stables and Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Lostwithiel, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4207 / 50°25'14"N

Longitude: -4.6671 / 4°40'1"W

OS Eastings: 210634

OS Northings: 61265

OS Grid: SX106612

Mapcode National: GBR N5.QT5Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 173Y.3LH

Entry Name: Restormel Farmhouse, with Attached Stables and Barn

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70803

Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lostwithiel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanlivery

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LOSTWITHIEL
SX 16 SW
4/53 Restormel Farmhouse, with attached
- stables and barn
II

Farmhouse with attached stables and barn. The barn is of early-mid C18, with stable
range attached to rear, probably of late C18/early C19, with farmhouse, formerly pair
of cottages, of late C19 at rear end. Some later alterations. The barn is in brick,
with slatestone rubble rear wall, with granite dressings; hipped slate roof with
ridge coping tiles. The stables are in slatestone rubble with brick dressings, slate
and corrugated asbestos roofs, partly rendered. The farmhouse is in slatestone
rubble with brick dressings and concrete tiled roof with brick stacks.
Plan: the barn is of U-plan, with shallow wing to front right and left; cowhouse at
ground floor level, loft over with access at upper level to rear; there is a rubble
outhouse attached to front right, and range of rubble stables to rear right. At the
end of the slate range, the farmhouse, formerly 2 adjoining cottages; one to left is
of 2-room plan, each room heated by gable end stack, with central entrance to
passage; the cottage attached to right is of 2-room plan with entrance directly into
room to left, both rooms heated by a ridge stack.
The barn is of U-plan, with shallow wing to front right and left, roof hipped over
each wing. Later single storey brick lean-to along front with corrugated asbestos
roof and 2 doors.
At upper level is a large segmental-headed loading door to right and left, blind to
right with smaller window opening; narrow blind window to each side of the loading
doors, with brick voussoirs, 3 similar blind windows in the central bays; brick
modillion cornice. At left side is a large segmental-headed doorway at ground and
loft level, at ground floor a narrow blocked door to right and narrow opening to
left, at first floor one blind window to left and 2 to right; granite quoins to left
and modillion cornice continued. At right there is a granite plinth and granite
quoins to right, with brick lean-to to left. Wide segmental-arched cart entry and
narrow round-arched doorway to left; upper level has pigeonholes, with blind windows
between, segmental-arched loading door and further blind window and pigeonholes to
right. The rear has brick outshut at upper level and gabled midstrey with double
doors to right; the inner rear wall in slatestone, rubble.
Interior At ground floor there is an arcade of round brick arches dividing the barn
laterally. In the loft to the rear are 2 segmental arched openings. 6-bay roof with
principal rafters, tie beams and crown-posts. Recesses behind the blind windows.
Stables Single storey rubble building with corrugated asbestos roof attached to front
right of the barn. Attached to the rear right of the barn, a range of 2-storey
stables, built into the slope of the ground with access at loft level to the rear;
this has concrete tiled roof; it is in 2 builds, with straight joint; the first range
has 2 doors and central window with granite lintels, 2 loading doors under eaves.
The end range has 2 doors and 3 windows arranged symmetrically, with brick segmental
heads, 3 windows and a loading door under eaves. Gable ended block to end right,
with C20 double doors at ground floor and C20 2-light casement at upper level in
rendered gable end. To the rear, this range has 2 doors and one window.
Interior Not inspected.
Farmhouse The 2 cottages are divided by granite quoins to the first cottage to left;
this is of 2 storeys and 3 windows, with ground floor central glazed door and 3-light
casement with brick segmental head to right and left, three 2-light casements under
eaves in brick surrounds. Further 2 bays to end right, also with granite quoins to
right end and roof hipped at right end; door to left and two 2-light casements to
right, all with brick segmental heads two 2-light casements under eaves. Rear of
house has C20 casements, and single storey addition to rear right of first cottage.
Interior Not inspected.
The barn is the main feature of this group of buildings, and is unusual in being
brick, and because of the architectural treatment.


Listing NGR: SX1063461265

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