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Cliff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranarworthal, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.204 / 50°12'14"N

Longitude: -5.1198 / 5°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 177467

OS Northings: 38431

OS Grid: SW774384

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.2882

Mapcode Global: FRA 085H.17J

Entry Name: Cliff House

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63604

Location: Perranarworthal, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Perranarworthal

Built-Up Area: Perranwell

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

In the entry for

PERRANARWORTHAL PERRANARWORTHAL
SW 73 NE
3/336 Cliff House, formerly
Cliff cottage

GV II


the description shall be amended'to read

House. Circa early C19. Designed by Richard Budge, draughtsman of Perran Foundry
and built by John Williams. Coursed faced slatestone to front, otherwise painted
rubble, granite quoins, shallow keyed elvan arches and slate sills. Hipped
asbestos slate roof with wide eaves, sweeping lower to rear and rebuilt brick
chimneys over side walls. Double depth plan of 2 equal reception rooms flanking
cross passage (now incorporated into 1 room) leading to central stair between
2 shallow rear service rooms and with later single storey service wing adjoining
to rear left. Built partly into bank at right for pantry. 2 storeys. Symmetrical
3-window east front with central doorway with C20 top-glazed door. Original
hornless 16-pane sashes except for copy replacement with horns to first floor
left. Back door was to left-hand rear room but now enclosing by extension.
Rear has unequal 2-light casement to left-hand (west) room with 9:3 panes.
Interior: one room ground floor; cupboards to niches to left. In back room
some joists with beaded edge, and a number of 6-panel original doors throughout.
Basket arch between former passage and stair; staircase replaced 1988. This
was the home of the Edwards Brothers who owned Perran Foundry (qv); information from occupier.

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PERRANARWORTHAL PERRANARWORTHAL
SW 73 NE
3/336 Cliff House, formerly Cliff Cottage

GV II


House. Circa early C19. Designed by Richard Budge, draughtsman of Perran Foundry
and built by John Williams. Coursed faced slatestone to front, otherwise painted
rubble, granite quoins, shallow keyed elvan arches and slate sills. Ripped asbestos
slate roof with wide eaves, sweeping lower to rear and rebuilt brick chimneys over
side walls.
Double depth plan of 2 equal reception rooms flanking cross passage (now incorporated
into 1 room) leading to central stair between 2 shallow rear service rooms and with
later single storey service wing adjoining to rear left. Built partly into bank at
right for pantry.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window east front with central doorway with C20 top-glazed
door. Original hornless 16-pane sashes except for copy replacement with horns to
first floor left. Back door was to left-hand rear room but now enclosing by
extension. Rear has unequal 2-light casement to left-hand (west) room with 9:3
panes.
Interior retains most of its original carpentry and joinery: dog leg stair with
stick balusters and turned newels; 6-panel doors; window shutters; glazed cupboards
to niches in left-hand front room; moulded beams and underside of floorboards; basket
arch between former passage and stair and a cast iron hob grate to each first floor
front room within surrounds with roundels in corner blocks.
The names of draughtsman and builder were found written on wood in one of the window
seats.
This house was the home of the Edwards Brothers who used to own Perran Foundry qv.
Information from occupier. An early C19 house little altered since built.


Listing NGR: SW7746738431

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