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Latitude: 50.6882 / 50°41'17"N
Longitude: -4.6933 / 4°41'35"W
OS Eastings: 209850
OS Northings: 91075
OS Grid: SX098910
Mapcode National: GBR N4.5SB6
Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.5CY
Entry Name: Polqueens
Listing Date: 20 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1143484
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68751
Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35
Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster
Built-Up Area: Boscastle
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Forrabury
Church of England Diocese: Truro
FORRABURY AND NEW ROAD, Boscastle
SX 09 SE MINSTER
House. 1887. Slate stone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with hipped ends.
Brick axial stack.
Built into side of steeply sloping almost sheer bank with single storey elevation to
road and 2-storey elevation on lower side with deep battered base. The single depth
plan is well designed to accommodate the awkward site and to take advantage of the
exceptional views. The entrance in the side wall probably leads directly into a
stair hall with reception room on lower side (right) and service against bank on the
Two storeys. 2 window regular front elevation on lower side with battered base and
brick segmental arches to openings. Two 24-pane sashes on ground floor and two 20-
pane sashes on first.
Interior not inspected.
Forms part of a group of similar houses overlooking a steep-sided combe leading down
to Boscastle Harbour; the other houses are Valley View, Lewarne, Meachard,
Glenfinart, Penrowan, and Belmont.
Listing NGR: SX0985091075
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