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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: 1140656



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Maker-with-Rame

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61754

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7/96 Beach Cottage and Tower Cottage


Pair of attached houses. Mid C19; Tower Cottage is built on the basement storey of a probably C18, former blockhouse. Limestone rubble with brick dressings, partly rendered, asbestos slate- roof, hipped over left end, with central brick ridge stack heating both houses. Plan: front entrance to outer side of each house; blockhouse projecting to rear right of Tower Cottage, Beach Cottage has gable ended wing projecting to rear. Both houses have front room and rear service room. 2 storeys, both have gabled dormer with scalloped bargeboards, with 2-light casements in segmental-headed brick surrounds. Ground floor of Beach Cottage has door with cover strips and hood off wooden piers to left, 3-light casement with cambered brick head to right. Tower Cottage has round-headed door with cover strips and voussoirs, 2-light casement with segmental brick head to left. Rendered block set back to right end with 4-pane light at first floor. Right side of Tower Cottage stepped forward, rendered, wall at ground floor level has pronounced batter with bull-nose moulding in metamorphic stone; round-headed 4-pane light at ground floor and round-headed lancet with glazing bars at first floor. Battered wall and moulding continued to rear of Tower Cottage, not rendered, with round-headed 2-light casement with relieving arch; single storey addition with hipped roof, door and C20 window. Gabled dormer above with bargeboards and 2-light casement. Left side of Beach Cottage has ground floor central C20 light with brick segmental head, first floor 16-pane sash to left and 6-pane light to right, both with cambered brick heads. Rear of Beach Cottage, rendered, has gabled bay with 2-light casement at ground floor and paired round-headed lights at first floor, all with brick surrounds; C20 glazed lean-to porch. Interior: Not inspected. Tower Cottage formerly had an Italianate belvedere tower of 4 storeys, with round- headed windows and pyramidal tiled roof. Demolished during 1939-45, after bomb damage. This tower is depicted in an Edwardian photograph in the possession of the owner of Beach Cottage. Tower Cottage, with its belvedere, is of similar style and date to Penlee Lodge, Cawsand (q.v) and 1-3 West Park Cottages (q.v.) which also have a bull nose moulding.

Listing NGR: SX4529453476

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National Grid Reference: SX4529453476


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