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A Grade II Listed Building in Boscastle, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6855 / 50°41'7"N

Longitude: -4.6921 / 4°41'31"W

OS Eastings: 209928

OS Northings: 90778

OS Grid: SX099907

Mapcode National: GBR N4.60LC

Mapcode Global: FRA 1718.CWC

Plus Code: 9C2QM8P5+65

Entry Name: Smugglers

Listing Date: 17 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68704

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Built-Up Area: Boscastle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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FORRABURY AND FORE STREET (west side), Boscastle
House. Circa late C16 or early C17, extended on right hand gable end in circa C18.
Rag slate roof with gable ends and lower range on right with gable end. Stone rubble
front lateral stack on left and low stone rubble stack on right hand gable end. Lower
range on right with stone rubble end stack and cloam oven projection.
Probably originally two houses; range on left of two room and cross passage plan, the
left hand probable kitchen heated by a front lateral stack and the right hand,
probable parlour heated by an end stack. The circa C18 right hand range comprises a
one room plan with entrance on left.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:1 window front with ground rising steeply to left. Left
hand range with early C19 16-pane hornless sash on left, C20 door in partly blocked
opening and shallow C19 bay window to right with glazing bars. First floor with two
possibly C19 2-light casements. Lower range to right with C20 part glazed door and 2-
light casements on left with 2-light casement in gabled half domer above.
Interior not accessible. An interior inspection may however provide interesting
information relating to internal details and roof structure.
Particularly unaltered picturesque house in centre of Boscastle village.

Listing NGR: SX0992890778

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