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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: 1143505



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: 68702

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FORRABURY AND FORE STREET (east side), Boscastle SW 0990 MINSTER 7/39 Sharrocks and Sharrocks Cottage GV II House and shop now converted to flat and house. Circa early C17, extended with front wing in circa late C18 or early C19. Rendered and painted stone rubble and cob. Rag slate roof, partly coated with bitumen on front. Range on rear with gable ends and wing on front with hipped end. Stone rubble axial stack and adjoining brick shaft to rear range. Wing on rear left of stone rubble with slate roof and stone rubble gable end stack. Plan; possibly rear C17 range of two room plan with further service range of one-room plan added to rear left, heated by a gable end stack. Circa late C18 or early C19 front range added to right, of 2 rooms and central entrance, the larger right hand room the former shop. 2 storeys. Rear range set back with lean to C20 porch on front left and C19 2-light sliding sash on first floor. Front range on right with asymmetrical 2-window front; C19 4-pane sash to left, part glazed C20 door and two 12-pane hornless sashes to right in blocked shop window opening with timber lintel. First floor has 12-pane sash to left and 12-pane sash to right in half dormer with raking roof. Interior of Sharrocks Cottage; front wing has C19 ceiling beams. The rear range on right has heavy cross beams and possible remains of timber newel stair to front of fireplace served by axial stack. Interior of Sharrocks on left not accessible. Forms part of picturesque group in Fore Street. Boscastle.

Listing NGR: SX0998690670

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National Grid Reference: SX0998690670


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