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Polventon

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Merryn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5476 / 50°32'51"N

Longitude: -5.0221 / 5°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 185991

OS Northings: 76342

OS Grid: SW859763

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.NQ00

Mapcode Global: FRA 07CM.97R

Entry Name: Polventon

Listing Date: 20 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397272

Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Merryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Merryn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST MERRYN TREVOSE HEAD
SW 87 NE
1/276 Polventon

II

House. 1936. Built by Crowe and Careless for R.H. Stein. Rendered probably
concrete steel frame.
Plan: Built close to cliff edge with extensive views out to sea. Entrance through
small lobby with stair directly to rear. Kitchen in service range on left and 2
principal rooms to right and rear. The right hand room is in a single storey range,
surrounded by windows.
International Modern Style.
Exterior: 1,2, and 3 storeys; single storey range containing principal room projects
forward with 2-storey main range and 3 storey service block and stair tower to rear.
The metal-framed windows to the single storey range continue around the curved
corners on 3 sides. Directly to rear the left hand corner of the main range is
glazed and the right hand corner forms an integral verandah looking out to sea. The
first floor windows are arranged on the corners and to right of centre.
Interior: Simple detailing with probably renewed tiled chimney-piece.
Source: J Gould. Modern Houses in Britain 1919-1939, 1977
See also F.R.S. Yorke. The Modern House in England, 1944, page 75.


Listing NGR: SW8599176342

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