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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: 1143778



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Marazion

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 69922

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MARAZION HIGHER FORE STREET, Marazion SW 5230-5330 5/18 Bay Cottages and adjoining outbuildings


2 cottages and adjoining outbuilding, the cottage originally a house. All C18. Granite and elvan rubble walls with some dressed granite. Steep asbestos slate roof with deep brick chimneys over the gable ends. Corrugated asbestos roof over the outbuilding swept very low over integral rear outshut. Plan: double depth plan. Originally 2 rooms with a central cross passage leading to a stair hall between 2 rear service rooms. In circa the early C19 converted into 2 cottages by adding a second passage and stair, right of the original passage. The outbuilding is on the right, its front set back from the front of the house and projecting much farther at the rear. 2 storeys. Regular 4 window north front, probably originally a symmetrical 5-window front with central doorway. Now with 2 doorways, the right hand doorway in former C18 window opening with circa early C19 6-panel door with, flush beaded bottom panels, moulded lock rail and later glazing to the top panels. The other doorway (original) has C20 door. The windows are C20 horned sashes. The outbuilding is rendered at the front and has a doorway approached by C20 steps. The right hand return wall is unaltered with irregularly disposed door and window openings with old windows in 2 openings, 2 of the lintels are oak with scratch moulding. Interior : left hand cottage only inspected : many C18 features including Chinoiserie stair, 2-panel doors, bowtell-moulded beams and muntin and plank-softwood partitions. The other house said to be even more complete and unaltered.

Listing NGR: SW5245930749

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National Grid Reference: SW 52459 30749


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