Categories of Special Interest
In Use As
1720 - 1760
Detached three-bay three-storey house, built c.1740. Pitched slate roof with rendered chimneystacks and eaves course, having rainwater goods. Roughcast rendered walls with rendered plinth. Diminishing square-headed window openings with limestone sills to front (north-west) elevation, having two-over-two pane timber sliding sash windows. Square-headed door opening with rendered surround, having lozenge detail, replacement timber battened door and single-pane overlight. Flanked by two-storey block to north and L-plan block to south. Rubble stone enclosing wall to south-east. Rubble stone wall to north-west with square-profile rendered gate piers and recent wrought-iron gate.
Set overlooking Crosshaven harbour this simple house is an interesting addition to the architectural heritage. Crosshaven's historic fabric predominantly dates to the latter part of the nineteenth century, making this a particularly early building in the town. Its imposing vertical form and relatively small window openings are typical early features.