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Windlass

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Levan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.0477 / 50°2'51"N

Longitude: -5.6296 / 5°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 140255

OS Northings: 22704

OS Grid: SW402227

Mapcode National: GBR DXHK.658

Mapcode Global: VH05V.C2Q9

Entry Name: Windlass

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69744

Location: St. Levan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Levan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Buryan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST LEVAN PENBERTH COVE
SW 42 SW
8/193 Windlass
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GV II

Windlass (capstan windlass for hauling fishing boats up the beach). Circa mid - late C19 possibly a replacement or remodelling of an older structure. Coursed granite rubble walls with some dressed granite including a reused C17 chamfered stone as a bearing stone. Predominantly wooden windlass with iron fastening top bearing is in a long beam carried on 2 granite piers. These piers are all that remain of what must have been more complete enclosure walls. The capstan itself is in good condition and complete.
The capstan was operated by 8 men.


Listing NGR: SW4025522704

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