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The Coastguards Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Breage, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1029 / 50°6'10"N

Longitude: -5.4154 / 5°24'55"W

OS Eastings: 155862

OS Northings: 28125

OS Grid: SW558281

Mapcode National: GBR FX0D.VLC

Mapcode Global: VH131.2NXY

Entry Name: The Coastguards Cottages

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65696

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Breage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Germoe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


SW 52 NE BREAGE

6/7 The Coastguards' Cottages

GV II

Terrace of coastguards' cottages, now used as holiday cottages. Circa late C19.
Granite rubble with dressed granite quoins, doorsteps, sills, jambstones and
voussoirs over shallow arches. Hipped Delabole slate roof laid in diminishing
courses with axial chimneys over main range with axial rendered brick chimneys.
Slightly projecting eaves with gutters carried on iron brackets.
Rectangular double depth plan terrace of cottages either one room or 2 rooms wide.
The left hand cottage has 2 storey gable ended one room plan part with entrance set
back from the main front wall; the second cottage is larger than the others with a
central doorway and a room on either side; then 2 pairs of cottages each one room
wide with paired entrances in the middle and an odd one room wide cottage with an
entrance at the right hand end with dormered hoist doorway over.
Two storeys. Overall 9 window front, probably original 6-pane horned sashes, ledged
doors, all in original openings spanned by shallow segmental arches.
Interiors not inspected.


Listing NGR: SW5586228125

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