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Buildings at risk in Cornwall

The Cornish Buildings Group are leading a three-year Historic England/ Cornwall Heritage Trust grant funded project to identify and campaign for Cornish buildings at risk.


Pendower Beach Hotel

The Historic Environment Record notes the former Pendower Beach Hotel as Extant hotel complex, the culmination of a steady process of enlargement, with a farmhouse dating from 1600 at its core, and three major phases of extension: in the late C19, in the 1930s, and in the later C20. It was owned by the PetersContinue reading “Pendower Beach Hotel”

Newsletter No.10

News A recent visit to Poynton’s Piece, near Minions, has showed significant deterioration of the building fabric since we last saw it and as illustrated in Emma Trevarthen’s excellent blog Pontus Piece, St Cleer   We are talking to Historic England, Cornwall Council and the World Heritage Site  about a way ahead. At Tregarne chapel, StContinue reading “Newsletter No.10”

Newsletter No.9

Buildings at Risk July 2021 Newsletter No.9 A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listedContinue reading “Newsletter No.9”

So far, so good.

The buildings at risk project,  a partnership project between the Cornish Buildings Group, Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, was launched in September 2020. To achieve its main ends of identifying and championing the plight of neglected Cornish buildings, the project has drawn on the support of twenty volunteers, several regular correspondents and theContinue reading “So far, so good.”

Newsletter No.8

Buildings at Risk June 2021 Newsletter No.8 A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listedContinue reading “Newsletter No.8”

Pontus Piece, St Cleer

by Emma Trevarthen Pontus Peace in the parish of St Cleer is a settlement that now consists solely of two adjoining smallholders’ cottages, located between the village of Minions and the hamlet of Gonamena, on the south eastern edge of Bodmin Moor. Variously recorded as Ponton’s Piece, Pontin’s Piece and Pontius Piece on Ordnance SurveyContinue reading “Pontus Piece, St Cleer”

Newsletter No.7

Buildings at Risk May 2021 Newsletter No.7 A three-year project led by the Cornish Buildings Group and supported by Historic England and the Cornwall Heritage Trust commenced in September 2020. The funding supports a case officer in order to help identify and monitor buildings at risk and seek solutions for neglected, redundant or derelict listedContinue reading “Newsletter No.7”

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