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Roundwood Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Feock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2238 / 50°13'25"N

Longitude: -5.0312 / 5°1'52"W

OS Eastings: 183883

OS Northings: 40369

OS Grid: SW838403

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.B1LR

Mapcode Global: FRA 08BF.RR6

Entry Name: Roundwood Quay

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63305

Location: Feock, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Feock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Feock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

2/17 Roundwood Quay


Quay. Trading site since at least The Iron Age but present structure is circa late
C18. Slatestone rubble with granite quoins and copings linked by iron staples.
Situated at the head of a peninsula between Cowlands Creek and Lamouth Creek.
Polygonal loading area with retaining quay walling to north, east and south east and
south sides. 6 loading bays. Walling is mostly vertically-set drystone rubble
alternating to south walling with shorter sections with horizontal coarsing. Loading
bays have side walls with horizontally coursed rubble and cobbled ramps between. At
south end of east wall is flight of granite steps.
Roundwood Quay in the C18 was used to ship copper and tin ore from Chacewater and
North Downs mines. Vessels up to 300 tons were able to moor alongside at the lowest
Information from 'Roundwood Quay on the River Fal' by R.C. Curtis.

Listing NGR: SW8388340369

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