THE FISHERMAN'S ARMS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1201112
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1951
Statutory Address:
THE FISHERMAN'S ARMS, HIGHER MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
THE FISHERMAN'S ARMS, TOWER HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FISHERMAN'S ARMS, HIGHER MARKET STREET
Statutory Address:
THE FISHERMAN'S ARMS, TOWER HILL

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Looe
National Grid Reference:
SX 25594 53231

Details

LOOE

SX2453 HIGHER MARKET STREET, East Looe 857-1/4/24 (North East side) 19/03/51 The Fisherman's Arms

II*

Merchant's house, now public house. 1611 date in plasterwork to 2nd floor left-hand chamber. MATERIALS: render on timber-frame to steep pair of front gables carried on moulded oak corbels; dry slate roofs; painted rubble to side wall on right, rubble external lateral stack to right-hand return and rubble stack with brick shaft to rear gable. PLAN: deep plan including rear wing. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with 2nd floor partly in roof space; 2-window range; wide C17 3-light (internally ovolo-moulded) mullioned window within moulded architraves and with later casements with glazing bars to 2nd-floor gables; early C19 16-pane hornless sashes within moulded architraves to 1st floor. Ground floor has original central chamfered oak doorway with unusual original door with 2 small panels within 2 large panels flanked by original 2-light mullioned windows with fixed casements with glazing bars; early/mid C18 lights with thick glazing bars on the left; early/mid C18 lights with thick glazing bars on the left; late C18 or early C19 lights on the right. Right-hand return has C20 windows except for mid/late C19 8-pane sash towards right with C20 horned copy on its left. INTERIOR: original features include: front room: chamfered axial beams (3 bays) and joists; short section of original moulded plank and muntin screen right of entrance and some panelling visible under ovolo-moulded window on right. Central at rear of front range is pair of winder stairs with ships' spars as newels. Front attics have parts of original roof trusses visible; left-hand attic has rare original plasterwork to overmantle, including 1611 date. Original roof structure to rear wing on right with lap-dovetail collar joints to trusses. Rear left-hand parallel wing has early C19 roof structure with pegged collars (C16 or early C17 12-panel studded door stored in this attic at time of survey).

Listing NGR: SX2559453231

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
376408
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/01128/07
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