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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: 1143482



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District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Forrabury and Minster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68745

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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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National Grid Reference: SX0984091211


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