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Somerton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blisland, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5307 / 50°31'50"N

Longitude: -4.6172 / 4°37'1"W

OS Eastings: 214611

OS Northings: 73374

OS Grid: SX146733

Mapcode National: GBR N7.HV4Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 176N.K1W

Entry Name: Somerton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67368

Location: Blisland, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Blisland

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Blisland

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

BLISLAND TEMPLE
SX 17 SW
9/80 Somerton Farmhouse
-

GV II

Farmhouse. Circa C17. Stone rubble, painted and rendered on front. Rag slate roof
with gable ends, continued in catslide over rear outshot. Projecting stone rubble
end stacks. Projecting stone rubble end stack to rear outshot with granite moulded
string.
Plan: original plan uncertain. The house appears to comprise a 2 room and through
passage plan heated by end stacks. Straight joints in the external masonry indicate
that the service outshot was added across the rear. However, the end stack heating
the left hand room of the outshot has granite moulded strings and stylistically would
appear possibly C17.
Exterior: 2 storeys, symmetrical 3 window front remodelled in mid to late C19 with
C19 6-pane sashes. Central 4-panel door.
Interior: not accessible at time of survey (1986).
An internal inspection would be helpful to help clarify the date and evolution of the
plan and may reveal interesting features.

Listing NGR: SX1461173374

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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