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Lithiack Dairy

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Germans, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4032 / 50°24'11"N

Longitude: -4.311 / 4°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 235865

OS Northings: 58478

OS Grid: SX358584

Mapcode National: GBR NN.RVYH

Mapcode Global: FRA 17VZ.J9L

Entry Name: Lithiack Dairy

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62124

Location: St. Germans, Cornwall, PL12

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Germans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germans Group Parish

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST GERMANS ST GERMANS
SX 35 NE
5/128 Lithiack Dairy

GV II

Ornamental dairy, now house. Early C19, possibly incorporating an earlier building,
and with alterations to interior of mid C19, C20 addition to rear right. Slatestone
rubble. Slate roof with ridge tiels and gable ends.
Plan: 2-room plan, with basement under the ground floor. There is a covered way to
the left side, which leads to the dairy in an outshut to the rear of the main range.
The basement room was also used as a dairy. The C20 addition forms a wing to the
rear right, built at the same ground level as the ground floor in the main range.
Asymmetrical composition in Gothic style.
Exterior: One storey, with basement to the left where the ground drops down.
Asymmetrical 5-bay front. To right, a 4-centred arched chamfered doorway with Gothic
door and low brattished parapet above. To the left of the doorway a slightly
advanced gabled bay with a weathered plinth and a stone window with 5 narrow 4-
centred arched lights. Similar 3-lights in gabled half-dormer to left of centre a
single light in a projecting gabled bay to left, which rises from a broad weathered
buttress. At the extreme left a 3-light casement in the basement. The left side has
a covered way at basement level on wooden piers, with hipped roof. Gable end of the
darn range has 4-centred arched 3-light window in limestone. At the rear, early C20
single storey wing. The rear of the main range has a catslide roof over an outshut
of single storey which contains the dairy room; this has three 6-light triangular-
headed windows, rebuilt in later C20 after storm damage.
Interior: The dairy room is tiled, with a fountain in a recess at the right end;
marble table. The front room at basement level is also tiled, with a trough along
the rear wall. The tiles have pictures of cows and milking scenes, of mid C19.


Listing NGR: SX3586558478

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