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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.

Name: ESSA

List entry Number: 1137144



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lanteglos

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60556

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8/55 Essa -

- II

Farmhouse, circa late C17 or early C18. C20 extension to rear. Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roof. Large projecting stone stack on left hand gable end with brick stack in right hand hipped end. Originally 2 rooms with cross passage. 2 storeys asymmetrical 2 window front. Ground floor with two 2-light casements, the left hand window with glazing bars. Central door with rendered C20 porch. Above two 2-light casements, the right hand one with glazing bars. Single storey store on left hand gable end, rubble stone with slate roof and 2 double doors. Interior not inspected. In C13 the Manor of Polruan, otherwise Esse or Ussa, belonged to the Daubeny family. However by the end of the C14 the Manor had been divided up and linked with the Manor of Lanteglos. N A Ackland and R M Druce, Lanteglos-by-Fowey with Polruan and Bodinnick, 1978. C Henderson and H Coates Old Cornish Bridges and Streams 1928 rp.1972.

Listing NGR: SX1363951179

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ackland, , Druce, , Lanteglos by Fowey with Polruan and Bodinnick The Story of a Parish, (1978)
Henderson, C, Coates, H, Old Cornish Bridges and Streams, (1928)

National Grid Reference: SX1363951179


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