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THE LOFT

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.

Name: THE LOFT

List entry Number: 1140776

Location

THE LOFT, THE PEAK

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lansallos

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 61539

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

LANSALLOS THE PEAK, Polperro SX 2050-2150 6/75 The Loft - GV II

Net lofts, now store. Circa early C19. Stone rubble with lapped timber weather boarding on right-hand gable end. Scantle slate roof with gable ends. Rectangular plan, built into side of rock with 2 storeys to front and 1 storey to rear elevation. Regular 4-window front. Boarded opening on left with 3 blocked openings on right. Above, 4 renewed timber boarded openings. All with timber lintels. Right-hand leaward gable end with double doors on ground floor and plank door in first floor opening. Interior not inspected. Jonathan Couch's manuscript notes describe the loft as "0 sailmakers loft built at about the beginning of the present century and then 3-stories high, but now only 2." Information from Mrs S de Burlet. Couch's manuscript notes were edited in 1871 and published by his son, Thomas Quiller Couch as The History of Polperro

Listing NGR: SX2104150832

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Couch, J, History of Polperro, (1871)
De Burlet, S, Portrait of Polperro, (1977)

National Grid Reference: SX2104150832

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