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IoE Number: 460052
Location: WAREHOUSE OCCUPIED BY BRIDON ROPES LIMITED (THE GRAIN STORE), FALMOUTH DOCKS
  FALMOUTH, CARRICK, CORNWALL
Photographer: Mr Michael McCloy
Date Photographed: 24 June 2004
Date listed: 23 January 1973
Date of last amendment: 24 April 1996
Grade II

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FALMOUTH SW83SW FALMOUTH DOCKS 843-1/2/238 Warehouse occupied by Bridon Ropes 23/01/73 Ltd (The Grain Store) (Formerly Listed as: Warehouse on the Docks, occup by British Ropes Ltd and Assoc Elect Industries) II Warehouse. 1860-1862. Killas rubble with rock-faced granite dressings; dry Delabole slate pair of hipped roofs behind granite-coped parapet with stepped granite cornice. Large rectangular plan with 2 opposing loading bays. 4 storeys; 1-1-2-1-1 bay front and rear. Original 3-light windows with horizontal glazing bars and central-opening casements except for C20 windows to 3rd-floor rear; tiered loading doorways one bay back from either end; ledged doors and original swivelling iron pulley brackets. Segmental keyed arches over windows and over 2 ground-floor doorways at either end with windows to each floor above. Small single-storey C20 extension to rear left. INTERIOR retains original cross-beam and joist floor structures and roof structure not inspected. Dates from the improvement of the docks at Falmouth which commenced in 1860.

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