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The Logan Rock Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Levan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0508 / 50°3'3"N

Longitude: -5.6419 / 5°38'30"W

OS Eastings: 139389

OS Northings: 23101

OS Grid: SW393231

Mapcode National: GBR DXGK.0HW

Mapcode Global: VH05N.5Z6D

Entry Name: The Logan Rock Inn

Listing Date: 15 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69784

Location: St. Levan, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Levan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Levan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 32 SE
7/236 The Logan Rock Inn
Public house. C18, (or possibly C17, remodelled in the C18) extended circa early C19.
Granite ashlar to front of C18 part, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings
including a reused C17 chamfered lintel (right-hand end of C18 house). Grouted
scantle slate roofs. C18 range has gable ends with brick chimneys (right-hand
chimney has stump of original dressed granite chimney). C19 wing has hipped roof at
right angles to original roof.
Plan: Overall irregular T-shaped plan. Originally 2 rooms deep to each range,
remodelled internal plan in the C20. Original house (now 1 room) was probably a 2-
room plan with shallow pantries at the rear. Extended on its left circa later C18 or
C19 and then extended at right angles in front of the left-hand side of the original
house circa early C19, leaving a carriageway between the two with a chamber with
studwork walls above the carriageway.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Unaltered elevations since the C19. Original house has 2
window south front with original C18 window openings on the right and at first floor
left. C19 openings at ground floor left. Probably C20 16-pane horned sashes.
Similar windows in original openings at rear and at right-hand end. C19 wing has its
3 original 16-pane horned sashes in its right-hand front wall.
Interior of C18 part has large C18 granite fireplace on the left with probably reused
C17 chamfered lintel and jambstone.
This Inn has been made famous by its association with the Lieutenant Goldsmith R.N.
who, in 1824 helped by some similarly drunken associates dislodged the Logan Rock (on
Treen Cliff nearby) and was required to replace it. This he achieved by a brilliant
feat of engineering. He then went on to re-erect Lanyon Quoit in Madron parish.

Listing NGR: SW3938923101

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