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Watergate Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Polperro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3638 / 50°21'49"N

Longitude: -4.4848 / 4°29'5"W

OS Eastings: 223368

OS Northings: 54495

OS Grid: SX233544

Mapcode National: GBR ND.VKTM

Mapcode Global: FRA 18H2.NLW

Entry Name: Watergate Cottages

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61477

Location: Polperro, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: 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 25 SW

4/15 Watergate Cottages
Pair of cottages. Probably mid C19. Stone rubble with rag slate roofs with gable
ends. Large projecting stone rubble chimney stack on left-hand gable end and smaller
stone rubble chimney stack on right-hand gable end.
Pair of mirror image 1-room plan cottages.
2 storeys, symmetrical 4-window front. Central open porch with slate lean-to roof
with hipped ends supported by low stone rubble walls which are surmounted by the
original rustic timber posts which have chamfered edges with run-out stops at top and
bottom. Plank door on left and C20 stable door on right with tall thin C19 single-
light casements between. 2-light casement to left and 3-light casement to right,
both beneath segmental dressed stone arches. First floor with 2 gabled half-dormers
with Cl9 3-light casements with 2 C19 2-light casements between. C20 extension on
right-hand gable end.
Interior not inspected.
Exterior of cottages largely unaltered since late C19. See early photographs in
National Monuments Record, Savile Row, London.

Listing NGR: SX2336854495

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

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