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Arch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Looe, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3537 / 50°21'13"N

Longitude: -4.454 / 4°27'14"W

OS Eastings: 225521

OS Northings: 53300

OS Grid: SX255533

Mapcode National: GBR NG.W1RL

Mapcode Global: FRA 18K3.GLT

Entry Name: Arch House

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376378

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


LOOE

SX2453 FORE STREET, East Looe
857-1/4/7 (West side)
19/03/51 Arch House

GV II

Town house. C17. Painted slatehanging on timber-frame to
front, originally jettied; hipped asbestos slate rear wing
with lateral rubble stack on the left. Double-depth plan plus
2 short rear wings at right-angles, wing straddling ope
(passage). 3 storeys plus attics; 2-window range. Unusual
early C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars: on the left pairs
of tripartite sashes; on the right a pair of 16-pane sashes
over a pair of 16-pane sashes plus pair of central sidelights.
Ground floor has wide through-passage (ope) towards left;
central house doorway and two C20 shop fronts; a small shop
window left of the ope and within ope and larger shop front
with glazing bars on the right. INTERIOR: original oak beam
and joist ceiling visible to ope with ovolo-moulded bressummer
set back from front proving former jetty. Rear has C20 window
over late C18 or early C19 30-pane hornless sash.


Listing NGR: SX2552153300

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