Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1143482

Date first listed: 20-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: VALLEY VIEW, NEW ROAD


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Statutory Address: VALLEY VIEW, NEW ROAD

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Forrabury and Minster

National Grid Reference: SX0984091211


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FORRABURY AND NEW ROAD, Boscastle SX 09 SE MINSTER 1/79 Valley View GV II House. 1887 extended in early C20. Slate stone rubble with brick dressings and partly tile hung. Slate roof with hipped ends. Brick axial stacks. Built into side of a steeply sloping bank almost sheer with single storey elevation to road and 2-storey elevation on lower side with deep battered base. The plan is well designed to accommodate the awkward site and to take advantage of the magnificent views. Originally with single depth plan, the entrance in the side wall leading into a stair hall with reception room on lower side (right) and service room against the bank on the left. In circa early C20 the house was extended to the rear with a second larger reception room with an octagonal corner turret overlooking the harbour. 2 storeys: 1:2:2 window front with segmental brick arches to openings. 2 storey bay projection on front and terracotta octagonal corner turret on right. Circa early C20 2 storey porch to left, the tile hung second storey supported on two timber columns. Interior partly remodelled in C20 with chimney-pieces rebuilt. Forms part of a group of similar houses overlooking a steep-sided combe leading down to Boscastle Harbour; the other houses are Lewarne, Meachard, Glenfinart, Penrowan, Belmont and Polqueens (qv).

Listing NGR: SX0984091211


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Legacy System number: 68745

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