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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1289389
English Heritage Legacy ID: 397272
Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28
Civil Parish: St. Merryn
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Merryn
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST MERRYN TREVOSE HEAD
SW 87 NE
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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