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Hope Cove and Cottage Adjoining to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3311 / 50°19'52"N

Longitude: -4.5187 / 4°31'7"W

OS Eastings: 220834

OS Northings: 50946

OS Grid: SX208509

Mapcode National: GBR NC.XH41

Mapcode Global: FRA 18F5.1F4

Entry Name: Hope Cove and Cottage Adjoining to East

Listing Date: 21 August 1964

Last Amended: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61528

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

SX 2050-2150
6/64 Hope Cove and cottage adjoining to
east (previously listed as Hope
21.8.64 Cove)

Cottage now divided into 2. Circa late C17. Painted and rendered stone rubble with
steeply pitched slate roof with gable ends. Stone rubble chimney stack with brick
shaft on left-hand gable end. Probably originally a 2-room and cross passage plan,
later subdivided into two 1-room plan cottages with a third cottage (Way-Way Cottage,
qv) in a wing projecting from the front. There is also a later wing at the rear.
2 storeys and attic 2-window front 1 window on either side of projecting wing, Way-
Way Cottage qv. Ground floor, to left of projecting wing, part glazed early C20 door
and canted bay window without glazing bars both beneath slate hood. Above, first
floor with 2-light casement without glazing bars and C20 window in gabled half-dormer
above. At junction with projecting wing, projection possibly for stair or lateral
chimney stack. To right of projecting wing steps lead up to entrance of Hope Cove.
Part glazed door on right-hand side. C20 window in gabled half-dormer above.
Interior not accessible.
Reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Polperro by J. Couch in 1871.
Couch J. The History of Polperro 1871.

Listing NGR: SX2083450946

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