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Kirk House

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3316 / 50°19'53"N

Longitude: -4.5188 / 4°31'7"W

OS Eastings: 220828

OS Northings: 50994

OS Grid: SX208509

Mapcode National: GBR NC.XH2S

Mapcode Global: FRA 18F5.1CV

Entry Name: Kirk House

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61579

Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Polperro

Built-Up Area: Polperro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Talland

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/04/2018

SX 2050-2150

Kirk House

(Formerly listed as Iben Estate Agent, TALLAND STREET)

Former chapel. 1838 (datestone). Stone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with gable ends: Rectangular plan with splayed front left-hand corner. Plan altered.

Entrance in gable end probably originally with gallery above. Ground sloping steeply on Talland Street side. Two storeys almost symmetrical two-window gabled front elevation. Ground floor with two C20 three-light shop windows of differing width flanking central C20 part glazed door beneath almost semi-circular hood. Datestone above entrance. Two rounded-headed sashes above with gothic glazing bars beneath round brick arches. Left-hand corner of front elevation splayed as Talland Hill sweeps round from left. Right-hand side wall facing Talland Street of two storeys. Original tall round headed windows altered. Round brick window arches retained. Small basement on lower right-hand side with two reused chamfered timber lintels with run-out stops.

Listing NGR: SX2083150980

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

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