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Captains Cabin

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3313 / 50°19'52"N

Longitude: -4.5187 / 4°31'7"W

OS Eastings: 220833

OS Northings: 50966

OS Grid: SX208509

Mapcode National: GBR NC.XH3Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 18F5.1F1

Entry Name: Captains Cabin

Listing Date: 21 August 1964

Last Amended: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61515

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 09/05/2014

SX 2050-2150

LANSALLOS STREET, (north side),
Captains Cabin

(Formerly listed as Captains Cabin and The Porch.

Previously listed as Captains Cabin)



House, probably with fish cellars below, later restaurant and domestic accommodation. Circa early C18. Rendered stone rubble with cement-washed scantle slate roof with gable ends with at least 1 early crested ridge tile. Large stone rubble chimney stacks on gable ends and originally rear lateral chimney stack, now blocked and shaft removed. Plan altered but first floor originally 3 room with cross passage plan over fish cellars. 3 storeys, asymmetrical 3-window front. Ground floor with C20 16-pane window on left with part glazed C20 door adjoining, beneath slate lean-to roof. C20 2-light casement to right. Near centre, stone rubble steps lead up to first floor entrance which is part glazed and set back beneath gabled slate porch roof locally called an "orrel". First floor opening beneath timber lintels with C19 2-light casement to left with glazing bars. To right two 2-light casements. Second floor with 2 C19 gabled dormers with 2-light casements with glazing bars. To right, C20 raking roof dormer. Interior ground floor altered with some heavy reused timber ceiling beams. Lintels to fireplaces renewed. First floor with circa C18 ceiling beams. Roof timbers not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2084650944

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

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