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Coastgaurds Rocket House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3114 / 50°18'41"N

Longitude: -5.2014 / 5°12'4"W

OS Eastings: 172163

OS Northings: 50619

OS Grid: SW721506

Mapcode National: GBR Z4.KJSP

Mapcode Global: VH125.SFLM

Entry Name: Coastgaurds Rocket House

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Last Amended: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63766

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Built-Up Area: St Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST AGNES BRITISH ROAD,
SW 75 SW
4/134 Coastguards Rocket House
- (formerly listed as Coastguard
26.11.87 Equipment House)
GV II

Coastguards station. 1893. Coursed killas with granite dressings. Dry Delabole
slate roof with projecting verges at the gable ends and exposed rafter ends under
projection eaves. Tall stone lateral stack over right-hand side wall.
Plan: Rectangular plan with carriage house on the ground floor and work room above
approached by 1-plan flight of stone steps on the left.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Original doors and windows. Symmetrical
north east front gable end has wide central 4-centred arched doorway with hoodmould
and 3-light canted oriel window over. Left-hand side wall is a 2-window entrance
front with central first-floor doorway. Ledged door. 12-pane horned sashes. Mid-
floor string. Window to ground floor left of stone steps, no window on the right.
Steps are approached from the right and have a solid stone balustrade on the outer
side and original iron handrail on the inner side. Under the right-hand side of the
steps is a 4-centred arched niche probably for former water pump.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW7216550621

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

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