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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: 1143484



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


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: 68751

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FORRABURY AND NEW ROAD, Boscastle SX 09 SE MINSTER 1/85 Polqueens GV II House. 1887. Slate stone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with hipped ends. Brick axial stack. Built into side of steeply sloping almost sheer bank with single storey elevation to road and 2-storey elevation on lower side with deep battered base. The single depth plan is well designed to accommodate the awkward site and to take advantage of the exceptional views. The entrance in the side wall probably leads directly into a stair hall with reception room on lower side (right) and service against bank on the left. Two storeys. 2 window regular front elevation on lower side with battered base and brick segmental arches to openings. Two 24-pane sashes on ground floor and two 20- pane sashes on first. Interior not inspected. Forms part of a group of similar houses overlooking a steep-sided combe leading down to Boscastle Harbour; the other houses are Valley View, Lewarne, Meachard, Glenfinart, Penrowan, and Belmont.

Listing NGR: SX0985091075

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National Grid Reference: SX0985091075


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