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One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden

Acquired in 1903, this unusual and atmospheric 14th-century yeoman's farmhouse is the Trust's first built property in Cornwall. With a famously wavy slate roof and over 600 years of history it beckons the curious to explore.

The name dates from the Victorian period when it briefly held a licence to be the letter receiving station for the district.

Come and see items on display including Victorian postal equipment, a selection of samplers and furniture dating back to the 16th century. Retreat from the busy high street in our beautiful back garden.

Things to see & do

View centuries-old collections or feel the heat from the firing of a traditional cloam oven. There's plenty to see at this medieval farmhouse. Why not make it the starting point for your walk on the nearby South West Coast Path?

February opening

14-22 February, 11-4pm 

Explore the house, fresh from its winter clean and conservation. Follow a family trail or take in the view from the sleeping platform during this quieter time in the season.

Cloam cuisine

23-29 March, oven lit 11am

Feel the heat as we bake Cornish treats. Come along to see the traditional cloam oven lit and used to bake regional goods. The oven will only be fired on certain days. Please call for more information.

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