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POLSTRONG HOUSE

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: POLSTRONG HOUSE

List entry Number: 1142632

Location

POLSTRONG HOUSE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Camborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66625

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CAMBORNE

1535/7/79 POLSTRONG 12-SEP-89 Polstrong House

II House. Early, mid, and late C19. Rendered uncoursed rubble, slate roof. L- plan: double-depth range in 3 builds (proceeding from right to left), with receding wing to left end. Two storeys and 2:3:1 bays, the centre breaking forwards, and built on a low terrace with full-width balustrade; the first section has the entrance in the 2nd bay, approached by 4 steps in the terrace, with a recessed porch of 2 Doric columns in antis and a banded surround with cornice, a tall French window to the left with a floating cornice on consoles, and two 9-pane sashes above; the centre has 12-pane sashes with similar floating cornices at ground floor, and 9-pane sashes above; the 3rd section has a 9-pane sash on each floor, the lower with a banded surround to match that of the porch. Hipped roof with projecting eaves. Two-storey aisled conservatory designed by Silvanus Trevail for J.R. Daniell attached to left return wall. Interior: drawing room in left wing decorated and furnished in style little altered since late C19; otherwise, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SW6284039816

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National Grid Reference: SW 62840 39815

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