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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140776
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61539
Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13
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
LANSALLOS THE PEAK, Polperro
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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