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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?

Tricks and treats

25-31 October

Come along for half- term fun, discover the house under UV light in our Hallowe'en trail. Also available, an evening of spooky stories and goulish games on 31 October, booking needed.

Put to bed

Sunday 2 November is the final day of opening for 2014. During the quiet winter months we 'put the house to bed' and carry out vital conservation work on the building and its contents. Join us on 14 February 2015 when we re-open for half-term.

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