Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1137873

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1962



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Camelford

National Grid Reference: SX 10557 83702


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CAMELFORD FORE STREET (west side), Camelford SX 1083 - 1183 8/43 (15/3) Darlington Hotel, No. 4 - 17.12.62 GV II

Hotel. Circa late C16 or C17 with circa early C19 remodelling and extensions. Rendered and painted stone rubble with slate hung timber frame on front elevation. Rag slate roof with gable ends and gable end to front wing on left. Brick stack on right hand gable end, truncated stone rubble rear lateral stack and brick stack in gable end of front wing on left. Plan: possibly originally a 3-room and cross passage plan with the front wing added on the higher end. Ground rises to rear and to left. Lower end on right heated by gable end stack and hall in centre originally heated by a rear lateral stack. The inner room may have been unheated. A projecting wing of 1-room plan extends forward from the higher end on left and is heated by a gable end stack. The front elevation appears to have had a first floor jettied over the ground floor to both the main range and the front wing; forming a walk way below with an arcade of granite piers. In circa early C19, outshot extensions were added to the front partly obscuring the piers. 3 storey asymmetrical front elevation. Main range has C19 outshot extensions to right and left, remodelled and largely rebuilt in C20. The central part of the ground floor is set back. First floor with three 4-pane sashes and 3 light casement to second floor. Granite pier visible in corner of right hand gable end indicating an arcade. The front wing on left also has a first floor jettied over the ground floor, the granite piers partly obscured by single storey outshots and a C19 wrought iron balcony obscures the bresummer. First floor of the inner side of the left hand wing has a tripartite sash and 18-pane sash and second floor with 2 sashes, the bottom lights blocked. Rear elevation to Chapel Street of 2-storeys and basement with ground sloping down to left. Sashes and casements with sill and lintel of mullion window on second floor to left of truncated projecting rear lateral stack and frame of 2-light mullion window with mullions removed on ground floor to right. In higher right hand gable end square granite frame of circa C17 window asymmetrical placed in gable end with 2 mortices for stanchion bars visible. Interior : Only remodelled ground floor accessible at time of survey (1986). A full interior inspection would be helpful in order to understand the construction of the building.

Listing NGR: SX1055783702


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