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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: 1140738



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lansallos

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Aug-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61553

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LANSALLOS QUAY ROAD, (north side), Polperro SX 2050-2150 6/87 The Moorings and Haven Cottage (previously listed as Haven Cottage 21.8.64 and cottage adjoining) GV II

Store and house now house divided into flats. Circa late C18. Painted and rendered stone rubble with asbestos slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble chimney stack on left-hand gable end. Further projecting stone rubble wing at higher end with scantle slate roof continuing slope of main range. Original plan uncertain but now a pair of houses above cellars built over harbour wall, the cellars having access to the harbour at the rear. Wing, probably later, to right of front. Built on side of harbour. 4-storey elevation to rear with 3-storey elevation to front. 3-window asymmetrical front. Ground floor with steps leading down to entrance to basement on right. C20 2-light casement with glazing bars above in ground floor. Ground rises to right and 2 flights of stone rubble steps lead up to the ground floor entrances of The Moorings and Haven Cottage. 4-panel door and C20 glazed door, both beneath continuous slate lean-to hood. First floor with two 2- light casements with glazing bars beneath timber lintels. Second floor with 2-light casement and C20 window on right, both with glazing bars. Projecting forward on right, stone rubble wing of 3 storeys with entrance to store on ground floor on front and side entrance adjoining that of Haven Cottage. 4-pane sash and C20 fenestration on front. Rear elevation rises from harbour wall and faces harbour. Low rendered balcony projects beyond the harbour walls on ground floor. 3-window asymmetrical front with 4-pane sashes and 2-light casements with glazing bars. The rear elevation is an important feature of Polperro Harbour and is largely unaltered. Interior not inspected. Early photograph by Lewis Harding. Circa 1860s. Lanyon, A The Rooks of Trelawne 1976.

Listing NGR: SX2095850942

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Books and journals
Lanyon, A, The Rocks of Trelawne, (1976)

National Grid Reference: SX2095850942


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