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HUER'S HOUSE

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.

Name: HUER'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1144136

Location

HUER'S HOUSE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newquay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71109

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History

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Details

NEWQUAY SW 86 SW 5/105 Huer's House - 24.10.51 II*

Huer's house. Probably late C18-early C19, with few later alterations. Painted stone rubble with stone roof. Large stack with rubble shaft. Plan: Small single storey building, roughly circular on plan, and with an external stair at the rear. The tower is a stack, heating the room, which is open at the front facing the sea. Exterior: Single storey, with battlements. The front to the road has external stair. The left side has central window with triangular head with hood mould; diamond shaped opening to right and left, deeply splayed with small inner opening. The right side has a pointed arched light set in raised surround, with similar diamond-shaped opening to right and blocked window with cill and dripstone to left. The rear faces the sea, and has splayed walls to each side of the wide opening. All windows are unglazed, and the external stair leads to the roof. Interior: The fireplace is partly blocked. The blocked window formerly had a mullion with 2 unglazed lights. The Huer's House was used as a look-out for the shoals of pilchards. Sources: Pevsner, N.: Buildings of England: Cornwall 1970.

Listing NGR: SW8067262386

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SW8067262386

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