Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1137947

Date first listed: 21-Aug-1964

Statutory Address: POLGOVER


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Statutory Address: POLGOVER

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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Morval

National Grid Reference: SX2763158908


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4/46 Polgover 21-8-64 II*

House. Circa C17 remodelled and extended in circa 1700. Stone rubble base with brick front elevation in irregular bonds. Rendered side and rear elevations. Slate roof with hipped ends with regular slate on front elevation and scantle slate to rear. 2 rear lateral chimney stacks with rendered brick shafts to front rooms later incorporated into rear extensions and further rear lateral chimney stack with rendered brick shaft serving rear service room on right. Originally probably 2 room and through passage plan with 2 rooms heated by rear lateral chimney stack. Considerably remodelled in circa 1700 when the facade was refaced with brick, the passage was widened and the 2 front rooms remodelled, a wide stair was placed to the rear of the passage and service rooms added with a dairy on back left and kitchen on back right thus producing a double depth plan. 2 storeys originally symmetrical 7-window front with brick segmental arches to openings. Brick string course above ground floor openings and brick quoin strips and pilaster strips flanking entrance. Several blocked openings. Ground floor with first, third, fifth and seventh openings from left blocked. Second opening with C19 3-light cross window with crown glass and glazing bars with similar window asymmetrically placed in sixth opening. Central C19 panelled door with C20 brick porch with hipped slate roof. First floor with first, third and fifth opening blocked. C19 2-light casements with crown glass and glazing bars in other openings. Heraldic coat of arms, probably of the Mayow family above the entrance. Interior with wide passage with double doors leading into room on left with complete bolection moulded panelling with chair rail and large marble bolection moulded chimney piece with C20 brick grate. Right-hand room with C20 chimney piece. Wide framed stair dividing at landing with second flights left and right to passage behind first floor rooms. Closed string with moulded rail, square newels and turned balusters. Roof replaced in circa mid C19.

Listing NGR: SX2763158908


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Legacy System number: 60704

Legacy System: LBS

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