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Greenbank Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Falmouth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460137

Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text


FALMOUTH

SW83SW GREENBANK
843-1/2/96 Greenbank Quay

GV II

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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