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Market Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Looe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3531 / 50°21'11"N

Longitude: -4.4536 / 4°27'13"W

OS Eastings: 225547

OS Northings: 53234

OS Grid: SX255532

Mapcode National: GBR NG.W1W2

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K3.GRG

Entry Name: Market Cottage

Listing Date: 17 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376425

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


857-1/4/42 (South West side)
17/09/73 Market Cottage


Town house with later shop. Probably C17.
MATERIALS: render on studwork to Middle Market Street front
and to part of left-hand return, otherwise painted rubble;
steep scantle slate roof with large eaves and verge slates; 3
original crested clay ridge tiles; truncated rendered rubble
stack to rear gable.
PLAN: double-depth plan with gable end on to street.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with 2nd floor partly in roof space at
rear (Market Street) and 2 storeys with attic to front end;
blind to 1st floor; small C20 window to centre of gable.
Ground floor has central doorway with C20 door and 3-light
shop window on its left as corner shop with similar window to
left-hand return.
Also to return: mid/late C19 4-pane hornless sash; to rubble
part on left a similar sash breaking the eaves as a raking
dormer and C20 window to each floor below, the ground floor
opening spanned by a timber lintel.
Rear, probably originally blind, has late C19 12-pane 2-light
casement to 1st floor right over a rendered area surrounding a
C20 window. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX2554753234

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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