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Ferryman's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Antony, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3902 / 50°23'24"N

Longitude: -4.2307 / 4°13'50"W

OS Eastings: 241525

OS Northings: 56863

OS Grid: SX415568

Mapcode National: GBR NR.SYYR

Mapcode Global: FRA 2800.KLG

Entry Name: Ferryman's Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61662

Location: Antony, Cornwall, PL11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Antony

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Torpoint

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/3 Ferryman's Cottage


Ferryman's house for the Antony Ferry across the River Lynher, now used as
classrooms. Circa 1800 probably after designs by Repton. Slatestone rubble, laid in
courses with banding of larger blocks of stone; rear wall rendered. Hipped slate
roof with deep eaves on paired brackets, with central stack with shaped top.
2-room plan; the left hand room has splayed corner and an entrance through a porch on
the left end. The right hand room was originally a boat house and has a winder stair
at the back of the room. To the right a single storey integral room, for services,
which may originally have been an outbuilding.
2 storeys, splayed front. Each bay is recessed to centre with segmental head and
rubble pilasters with plain cornices to each side. Front bay to left has porch with
hipped roof, door to side and 4-pane light to front; at first floor a 2-light
horizontal sliding sash 6 panes each light, with stone flat arches. All windows of
this type, 8-pane lights at ground floor. Each bay to right has ground and first
floor window. Right side has 2 bays, one to left with window at ground and first
floor, bay to right wider, with cambered stone head with impost blocks remaining from
opening for boat, imposts extended as string course across bay with 2-light 8-pane
horizontal sliding sash inserted, first floor as others. To right, single storey
service wing with hipped roof, with C20 door and single light to right, 3-light 8-
pane casement to left, segmental stone head remaining in centre from former door
opening. Single storey rubble outhouse with 2 doors attached to end right.
Interior Front room has shutters to windows. Winder stair to rear has main column
balusters and stick balusters.
Part of the Antony Estate.

Listing NGR: SX4075854599

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

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