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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: 1143498



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: 68687

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FORRABURY AND DUNN STREET (east side) Boscastle SW 09 90 MINSTER 7/24 Pillar House II House. Circa late C18 or early C19. Rendered and stuccoed softwood frame to front wall; side and rear walls of slate stone rubble. Slate roof with hipped end and deep overhanging eaves and gaabled end to rear. 2 brick side lateral stacks on right. 2 room double depth plan with entrance on left leading into passage and stair in shallow projection near centre of left hand side wall. Built on steeply sloping site with ground falling away to rear entrances to basement in front and rear elevations. 2 storey and basement to Dunn Street. Single window front. The ground storey of front is recessed and has 2 tall wooden Tuscan columns in antis supporting the storey above; to the right is an early C19 12-pane hornless sash and steps leading down to the basement with iron railings around the basement area; to the left a partly glazed C19 6-panel door. The basement has a C19 2-light casement window to right and a partly glazed door to left. First floor has a early C19 12-pane hornless sash. Rear elevation of 2 storeys and basement with further small sub basement. Interior moulded plaster cornice to hall and front room. Semi circular arch in hall with C19 plaster acanthus-leaf console brackets. C19 chimney-piece of patent stone in front room. Stair with ramped rail and stick balusters. Interior and exterior largely complete.

Listing NGR: SX0982590859

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National Grid Reference: SX0982590859


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