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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: 1143507



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: 17-Dec-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68708

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FORRABURY AND FORE STREET (west side), Boscastle SW 09 90 MINSTER 7/46 Wren Cottage and Hill Street 17.12.62 GV II Probably one house divided into 2 cottages. Circa C17. Rendered and painted stone rubble. Bitumen coated and cement washed rag slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble chimney stacks on gable ends. Original plan uncertain; possibly house of single depth plan with two rooms heated by end stacks. The position of the entrance is uncertain and the shallow projection on front left may have been a 2-storey porch and a stair projection. Divided into 2 cottages in circa C18 or early C19: each of one room plan. C20 extensions on left hand gable end and to rear right. 2-storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, central range set forward with half dormer disposed to left. C20 door to left, central range has 12-pane sash and C19 2-light sliding sash and range to right with part glazed C20 stable-type door and C19 2-light casement. First floor; C19 2-light sliding sash in gable end of central range and C19 2-light casement adjoining. C19/C20 2-light casement to right. Interior of Hill Cottage on left partly remodelled in C20 with ceiling beams replaced and C20 fireplace. Several keeping holes survive. Roof space not accessible and feet of principals rafters boxed in. Interior of Wren Cottage on right with C18 bowtell moulded ceiling beams to right. Roof structure possibly C18 although full inspection not accessible. Forms part of picturesque group in Fore Street, Boscastle.

Listing NGR: SX0995790703

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National Grid Reference: SX0995790703


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