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Latitude: 50.1253 / 50°7'31"N
Longitude: -5.2125 / 5°12'44"W
OS Eastings: 170480
OS Northings: 29969
OS Grid: SW704299
Mapcode National: GBR Z4.Y7VJ
Mapcode Global: VH134.L3QR
Entry Name: Ninnis Farmhouse Including Front Garden Walls
Listing Date: 17 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162391
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66331
Location: Wendron, Cornwall, TR13
Civil Parish: Wendron
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Wendron
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 72 NW WENDRON
8/344 Ninnis Farmhouse including front
- garden walls
Farmhouse and adjoining former cottage including garden walls at the front. C17, or
early C18, remodelled in the C18, extended circa late C18 or early C19. House has
granite rubble to ground floor walls, granite ashlar to first floor of front and to
upper part of gable ends; cottage is granite rubble with granite moorstone. House has
granite ashlar chimneys, over the gable ends and there are granite kneeler stones,
and coping stones under the slates at the front. Tall brick chimney over rear wall.
Cottage has tall rubble stack over the front gable end. Grouted scantle slate roofs.
Plan: Originally a 2-room-plan house plus a 1-room plan house or bakehouse adjoining
at right angles in front of the left-hand corner. At some time in the C18, the house
was rebuilt to the upper floor with granite ashlar, or possibly this was an original
feature. Circa late C18 or early C19 outshuts were added to provide service rooms at
the rear of the house possibly incorporating older walls.
Exterior: 2 storeys. House has nearly symmetrical 3 window south front with doorway
and window over slighly left of middle. C20 glazed door and C20 16-pane horned
sashes in C18 openings. Cottage front wall (on its right) has window probably in
former doorway opening and present doorway is into rear gable end (probably a C19
Interior: House has granite flagged floors in part of the house; cottage has an
irregular granite floor and large fireplace with granite domed oven. C19 roof
Garden wall adjoining in front of the right-hand side of the house has C17 dressed
granite doorway with granite monolithic jambs and segmental, nearly round-headed
arched head. Square-edged granite copings to the rubble wall.
Listing NGR: SW7048029969
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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