THE OLD WATCH HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL ON NORTH WEST AND QUAY ON WEST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140723

Date first listed: 21-Aug-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: THE OLD WATCH HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL ON NORTH WEST AND QUAY ON WEST, THE WARREN

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD WATCH HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL ON NORTH WEST AND QUAY ON WEST, THE WARREN

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lansallos

National Grid Reference: SX 20941 50997

Summary

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History

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Details

LANSALLOS THE WARREN, (south side), Polperro SX 2050-2150 6/141 The Old Watch House with retaining wall on north west and quay on west 21.8.64 (previously listed as The Old Watch House, Warren Road) GV II

Coastguard boathouse. Now private house including retaining walls and quay. Circa late C18. Painted stone rubble with slate roof with hipped ends. Rendered lateral chimney stack on side elevation to the Warren and projecting and chimney stack with rendered shaft. 2-room single depth plan originally with boat store on ground floor. Entrance to boathouse in gable end and entrance to accommodation from The Warren. 2 storeys and attic to harbour and front elevation with single-storey elevation to the Warren. Elevation to the Warren with partly glazed door. Asbestos slate-hung C20 dormer. Slate steps lead down to front elevation. Wide timber lintel on ground floor originally for opening for boat store. C20 window and partly glazed door both with glazing bars inserted. Above C19 2-light casement with timber lintel and smaller attic half-dormer with raking roof and 4-pane window. Harbour elevation of 2 storeys and attic. Regular with 2 small 2-light casements flanking larger 2-light casement on ground floor. Three 2-light casements on first floor and raking roof attic dormers with 2-light casements. All windows with glazing bars and timber lintels to ground and first floor windows. Unaltered exteriors. Interior not inspected. Terrace area to front of house comprising small quay with further steps down to water front. Stone rubble retaining wall to the Warren above and to the harbour. Late C19 photograph of old coastguard boathouse in S de Burlet Portrait of Polperro 1977 p 16.

Listing NGR: SX2109650946

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 61609

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
De Burlet, S, Portrait of Polperro, (1977), 16

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