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Latitude: 50.1186 / 50°7'7"N
Longitude: -5.5335 / 5°32'0"W
OS Eastings: 147503
OS Northings: 30264
OS Grid: SW475302
Mapcode National: GBR DXQC.G59
Mapcode Global: VH12Z.18HW
Entry Name: Old Lifeboat House
Listing Date: 16 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1210218
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351304
Location: Penzance, Cornwall, TR18
Civil Parish: Penzance
Built-Up Area: Penzance
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Penzance St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Truro
5/100 PENZANCE WHARF ROAD
SW 4730 Old Lifeboat House
Lifeboat house. 1884. Square coursed granite with ashlar dressings, slate
roof. Single storey rectangular shed with double doors (modern), under an
apparently replacement lintel, in the gable and three light oriel with granite
mullions over door. This is flanked by terracotta roundels with the RNLI crest.
Coped gable with kneelers, arched bellcote with ball finial. Long elevation
with 3 square headed small paned windows. The lifeboat was kept at Penzance
from 1803-1917 and in this building 1885-1917. It is one of the best surviving
examples in Cornwall.
Listing NGR: SW4750330264
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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