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IoE Number: 397272
Location: POLVENTON,
Photographer: Mr John Midgley
Date Photographed: 23 March 2007
Date listed: 20 May 1988
Date of last amendment: 20 May 1988
Grade II

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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.

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