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

Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 83883 40369


SW 84 SW FEOCK 2/17 Roundwood Quay


Quay. Trading site since at least The Iron Age but present structure is circa late C18. Slatestone rubble with granite quoins and copings linked by iron staples. Situated at the head of a peninsula between Cowlands Creek and Lamouth Creek. Polygonal loading area with retaining quay walling to north, east and south east and south sides. 6 loading bays. Walling is mostly vertically-set drystone rubble alternating to south walling with shorter sections with horizontal coarsing. Loading bays have side walls with horizontally coursed rubble and cobbled ramps between. At south end of east wall is flight of granite steps. Roundwood Quay in the C18 was used to ship copper and tin ore from Chacewater and North Downs mines. Vessels up to 300 tons were able to moor alongside at the lowest tides. Information from 'Roundwood Quay on the River Fal' by R.C. Curtis.

Listing NGR: SW8388340369


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Curtis, R C, Roundwood Quay on the Fal


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/04590/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John E. Crowe. Source Historic England Archive
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