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The Old Barbican

A Grade II Listed Building in Looe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3571 / 50°21'25"N

Longitude: -4.4512 / 4°27'4"W

OS Eastings: 225737

OS Northings: 53668

OS Grid: SX257536

Mapcode National: GBR NG.VVWQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K3.3QT

Entry Name: The Old Barbican

Listing Date: 8 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376365

Location: Looe, Cornwall, PL13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Looe

Built-Up Area: Looe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Martin with St Nicholas, Looe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


857-1/4/2 (South side)
08/01/88 The Old Barbican


Detached house on old fortified site. Late C18, remodelling of
older house. Rendered rubble; slatehanging to 1st floor; dry
slate roof; large external stack on left. Rectangular
double-depth plan with central cross passage and rear stair
hall plus later lean-to on the right. 2 storeys; overall
4-window range with original nearly symmetrical 3-window front
on the left with left-of-centre doorway. Old 3-light casements
with horizontal glazing bars, except for small-pane casement
to bottom left. C19 glazed and flush-panelled door to original
part, later door on right; slate hoods on brackets. Rear has
irregularly disposed casements including 3-light stair window.
Right-hand end has old panelled door on the left. INTERIOR:
some slate flagged floors; original 2-panel doors; large
fireplaces with later chimney-pieces; original joists to
right-hand room; original simple staircase with stick

Listing NGR: SX2573753668

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