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Polstrong House

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2107 / 50°12'38"N

Longitude: -5.3253 / 5°19'31"W

OS Eastings: 162840

OS Northings: 39816

OS Grid: SW628398

Mapcode National: GBR FX74.1GC

Mapcode Global: VH12H.NY2V

Entry Name: Polstrong House

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66625

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penponds

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE

1535/7/79 POLSTRONG
12-SEP-89 Polstrong House

II
House. Early, mid, and late C19. Rendered uncoursed rubble, slate roof. L-
plan: double-depth range in 3 builds (proceeding from right to left), with
receding wing to left end. Two storeys and 2:3:1 bays, the centre breaking
forwards, and built on a low terrace with full-width balustrade; the first
section has the entrance in the 2nd bay, approached by 4 steps in the
terrace, with a recessed porch of 2 Doric columns in antis and a banded
surround with cornice, a tall French window to the left with a floating
cornice on consoles, and two 9-pane sashes above; the centre has 12-pane
sashes with similar floating cornices at ground floor, and 9-pane sashes
above; the 3rd section has a 9-pane sash on each floor, the lower with a
banded surround to match that of the porch. Hipped roof with projecting
eaves. Two-storey aisled conservatory designed by Silvanus Trevail for J.R. Daniell attached to left return wall.
Interior: drawing room in left wing decorated and furnished in style little altered since late C19; otherwise, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SW6284039816

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