Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1143497

Date first listed: 20-Jul-1987



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Forrabury and Minster

National Grid Reference: SX0988391141


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FORRABURY AND DUNN STREET (east side), Boscastle SX 09 SE MINSTER Marine Terrace 1/22 GV II

Terrace of 8 coastguards cottages, now a terrace of private houses. Circa mid C19. Slate stone rubble. Bitumen coated rag slate roof with hipped ends. 4 axial brick stacks. The terrace has a particularly well designed and interesting plan; each cottage has a 2 room double depth plan. The end cottage on the left with a third room set back from the main elevation. The 3 central pairs of cottages each share an entrance which is divided into 2 with narrow slanting doors, probably leading directly into the front room. The 2 end cottages have side or rear entrances. The 8 cottages are heated by 4 axial stacks, each cottage sharing a stack with back-to-back corner fireplaces. 2 storeys, regular 1:8 window front with segmental dressed stone arches to ground floor openings. Ground floor with 3 narrow entrances, each divided into 2 by 2 narrow slanting doors with porthole windows. Each entrance is flanked by 2 C19 2- light horizontally sliding sashes with glazing bars. The far window on the left has been altered with a 2-light casement. First floor has 7 similar windows arranged directly above the ground floor window openings, the eighth window on the left changed to a 2-light casement. Interior not inspected. Unaltered terrace with interesting plan near picturesque harbour at Boscastle.

Listing NGR: SX0988391141


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Legacy System number: 68685

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