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Bar Lodge and Forecourt Steps and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthleven, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0721 / 50°4'19"N

Longitude: -5.2979 / 5°17'52"W

OS Eastings: 164111

OS Northings: 24317

OS Grid: SW641243

Mapcode National: GBR FX9H.80X

Mapcode Global: VH139.4G13

Entry Name: Bar Lodge and Forecourt Steps and Walls

Listing Date: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385332

Location: Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Porthleven

Built-Up Area: Porthleven

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Porthleven

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


631-1/1/199 Bar Lodge and forecourt steps and


Beach house. Datestone 1895. By George H Fellowes-Prynne. For
John Peverell Rogers. Roughly-coursed killas with granite
dressings including plinth, quoins, chamfered eaves cornice,
chimney weatherings, stepped gable coping, double kneeler,
doorway and mullioned windows; dry Delabole slate L-plan roof,
hipped on the right; external lateral stacks on left and tall
stack rising high above single-storey part on right; original
cast-iron gutters and square downpipes.
Overall irregular square plan with 2-storey range on the left
and single-storey range with roof terrace (an early example)
on the right with pavilion to 1st floor at the rear; large
rear porch and canted 1st-floor porch to roof terrace. Arts
and Crafts style, mostly Jacobethan influenced. Irregular
Seaward front with transomed windows. 2-storey gable end on
the left with inscription over gable ventilator with initials
JPR (John Peverell Rogers) and MA (Maria Adelaida his wife,
nee Millord, daughter of Italian Consul at Queenstown County
Cork) over 3-light window over canted bay with ashlar mullions
and slate roof. Slightly set back on the right is a
single-storey wing with chamfered doorway on the left with
leaded hood on moulded granite corbel; pair of glazed doors,
2-light windows right of doorway and semicircular-on-plan
5-light windows clasping the corner, moulded cornice over,
also to right-hand return, surmounted by turned balustrade.
Rear has elliptically-arched doorway to porch and pair of
glazed and panelled doors. Windows have horned sashes with
glazing bars and small-paned toplights (front only). The
pavilion roof is carried on slender turned wooden columns with
spandrel braces.
INTERIOR: geometric tiled floor to entrance hall; some parquet
floors; 6-panel and 4-panel doors; staircase with turned
newels and balusters and mahogany handrail and iron grate to
each chamber.
Subsidiary features: raised forecourt, bowed-on-plan in front
of gable end, approached by granite steps from either side and
with heavy turned balustrade with moulded handrail and ball
finials over drum newels.
(National Trust Vernacular Buildings Historical Survey: 1986-;
Squires S: Penrose Historic Survey: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SW6411124317

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