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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141535
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63766
Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5
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
ST AGNES BRITISH ROAD,
SW 75 SW
4/134 Coastguards Rocket House
- (formerly listed as Coastguard
26.11.87 Equipment House)
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
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