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Latitude: 50.1613 / 50°9'40"N
Longitude: -5.0736 / 5°4'25"W
OS Eastings: 180569
OS Northings: 33554
OS Grid: SW805335
Mapcode National: GBR ZD.SVVT
Mapcode Global: FRA 088L.F78
Entry Name: Greenbank Quay
Listing Date: 24 April 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1270058
English Heritage Legacy ID: 460137
Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11
Civil Parish: Falmouth
Built-Up Area: Falmouth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Penwerris
Church of England Diocese: Truro
843-1/2/96 Greenbank Quay
Quay walls. C17. Vertically-set drystone killas rubble with
granite copings fastened with iron cramps; some granite ashlar
to C19 rebuilt section to southernmost point; 3 flights of
dressed granite steps. Tapered peninsular quay with rounded
corners; 2 original recessed flights of steps to the inland
side, the wall serpentine on plan beside the outer flight;
later, probably early/mid C19, flight of steps to the seaward
side leading down to a C20 concrete slipway.
This is one of the earliest quays in Falmouth and survives
virtually complete. This quay and the C17 quays in the town
enabled the rapid growth of Falmouth as a port.
Listing NGR: SW8056933554
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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