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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1105705



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gulworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94059

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TAVISTOCK HAMLETS MORWELLHAM SX 46 NW 8/1 Quay Cottage and Assayer's Laboratory GV II House with attached assayer's laboratory, storage sheds attached to right with cottage to rear; interiors reconstructed for museum display. Mid C19 with C20 alterations. Slatestone rubble with granite dressings, slate roofs with brick gable end stacks to house and rear external rubble stack heating room to rear left. House of single depth plan, with entry directly into room to left, with straight stair to rear of room; 2-room plan. 2 storeys, first floor has three 2-light casements of 8 panes each; ground floor has horizontal sliding sash with 4-pane toplights to right and left of gabled trellis porch with half-glazed door with 4-pane light to left. Second door and similar sash to end right to laboratory. Wall splayed back to right to storage shed of same roof height, with 2 double and one single door, pitched roof in corrugated iron on wooden piers over front area. Rear of shed is reconstructed as miners cottage at upper level, built into the slope of the ground. Rear of house has door with cambered granite lintel, single storey lean-to to left and wooden porch to right. Interior Not inspected. (Sources: Booker,F.: Morwellham. 1970)

Listing NGR: SX4453869608

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Booker, F, Morwellham, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SX 44538 69608


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