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The Loft

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3302 / 50°19'48"N

Longitude: -4.5158 / 4°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 221041

OS Northings: 50832

OS Grid: SX210508

Mapcode National: GBR NC.XPVB

Mapcode Global: FRA 18F5.8JV

Entry Name: The Loft

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61539

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
6/75 The Loft

Net lofts, now store. Circa early C19. Stone rubble with lapped timber weather
boarding on right-hand gable end. Scantle slate roof with gable ends. Rectangular
plan, built into side of rock with 2 storeys to front and 1 storey to rear elevation.
Regular 4-window front. Boarded opening on left with 3 blocked openings on right.
Above, 4 renewed timber boarded openings. All with timber lintels. Right-hand
leaward gable end with double doors on ground floor and plank door in first floor
Interior not inspected.
Jonathan Couch's manuscript notes describe the loft as "0 sailmakers loft built at
about the beginning of the present century and then 3-stories high, but now only 2."
Information from Mrs S de Burlet.
Couch's manuscript notes were edited in 1871 and published by his son, Thomas Quiller
Couch as The History of Polperro

Listing NGR: SX2104150832

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