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St Elvan Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0998 / 50°5'59"N

Longitude: -5.3016 / 5°18'5"W

OS Eastings: 163982

OS Northings: 27406

OS Grid: SW639274

Mapcode National: GBR FX9F.0BD

Mapcode Global: VH133.2R2D

Entry Name: St Elvan Farmhouse and Attached Forecourt Walls

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385577

Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Porthleven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Porthleven

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


HELSTON

SW6427 TORLEVEN ROAD
631-1/4/228 (East side)
22/05/72 St Elvan Farmhouse and attached
forecourt walls
(Formerly Listed as:
TORLEVEN ROAD
St Elvan Farmhouse and attached farm
buildings)

GV II

Farmhouse. 1840, replacing older house. For John Rogers.
Killas rubble with granite sills and lintels except for
rendered end wall on right; grouted scantle slate roof;
external brick end stacks and lateral stack; mostly cast-iron
ogee gutters and fascia boards with brackets.
L-shaped single-depth plan with axial passage in front of left
and kitchen and small pantry in front at far left; service
wing at right-angles and projecting in front.
2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window front plus 1-window return of
service wing on the left. Original windows. 16-pane hornless
sashes to front and central doorway with 4-panel door; remains
of formerly glazed porch. Rear has 16-pane sash over 12-pane
sash on left; then 2-light inward-opening casements with
horizontal panes, some irregular composite and leaded; a
round-arched stair window with intersecting glazing bars to
head over glazed and panelled door, and on right of large
stack a projection which is a cupboard for the kitchen, in
front of which is a flagged floor over a well. 2-window-range
farm entrance front has sashes with glazing bars and pantry
window with horizontal glazing bars and some random leaded
panes; central doorway with 4-panel top-glazed door under
right-hand window.
INTERIOR: original partitions, floors and roof structure,
panelled doors, including one C18 reused 2-panel door;
straight-flight staircase with turned newels, ramped handrails
and stick balusters to landing. In the breakfast room is an
original corner cupboard with shell head and round-arched pair
of glazed doors with thin glazing bars.
(Squires S: Penrose Historic Survey: National Trust: 1986-).


Listing NGR: SW6398227406

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