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Cliff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingsand, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3349 / 50°20'5"N

Longitude: -4.2007 / 4°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 243475

OS Northings: 50649

OS Grid: SX434506

Mapcode National: GBR NT.X6TQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2824.Z4H

Entry Name: Cliff House

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61761

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Built-Up Area: Kingsand

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


9/103 Cliff House


House, formerly pair of attached houses. Circa 1750, with C19 and later alterations.
Rubble, rendered, slate-hung bay at first and 2nd floor to right and slate-hung end
bay; slate roof, at lower level over 2 bays to left, with gable end stack to right.
Originally 2 double-depth houses, with paired central entrance; in the C19, they were
joined, canted bay added to front right and wide stair hall formed to left, at rear
of entrance hall.
3 storeys, 2 bays to left have 4-panelled door with overlight and 4-pane sash to
right and left, wrought iron verandah balcony on piers above. At first floor, large
4-pane sash to left and small 4-pane sash to right, 2nd floor has 2 small 4-pane
sashes and 2-light hipped dormer at attic level. Bay to right is canted through 3
storeys, with three 4-pane sashes at ground, first and 2nd floors; wooden eaves
cornice. End bay to right has wooden band course at ground floor.
Interior: Entrance to hall has 6-panelled door to room to left, of C18; this room
has dado panelling, C19 chimneypiece in wood, with C18 cupboard to right and left;
these are bow-fronted with lower panelled doors and upper glazed doors with splayed
and looped glazing bars, Vitruvian scroll frieze and shaped shelves. There is a
moulded plaster cornice bowed around the heads of the cupboards. Room to rear left
is kitchen. Room to front right has plaster ceiling rose, moulded cornice, and C18
cupboards with shaped shelves remaining to right and left of C20 fireplace. Room to
rear right altered C19 and C20. Dog-leg stair to rear left of entrance hall, with
stick balusters and scrolled string. Rest of interior not inspected but may retain
other C18 and C19 features.

Listing NGR: SX4347550649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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