Category Archives: Casework

Owner evicted from Falmouth’s historic Marlborough House First published in Falmouth Packet Friday 5 December 2014 in News

Marlborough House was built in 1810 for John Bull, a Packet service captain, who named the building after his ship the Duke of Marlborough. It is a grade II* listed, three storey country house, which features a relief of the ship … Continue reading

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Why was Tremorvah House Demolished?

Our Historic Environment Strategy Lead Officer, Dan Ratcliffe, tells the Cornish Buildings Group why. ‘In line with our statutory duties set out in the Planning Act 1990 (s 69, s 71) the boundary and the special interest of the Truro … Continue reading

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Wind Energy and the Historic Environment.

The Cornish Buildings Group does not, as yet, have a policy on wind turbines placed in an historic setting however we reserve to comment on an application for the Port Quin turbine (PA11 08573) that has a diverse affect on … Continue reading

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Should Buildings Like This Be Demolished?

 Cornwall Council Planning Application Reference PA 12/03967    Pragmatically, we accept that the Brookdale Hotel is a typical building of its era and perhaps of modest architectural quality. However, in this age of sustainability we question whether its demolition will … Continue reading

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Casework Archive 2012

Truro Eastern Development Secretary of State to decide on Truro Eastern District Development Truro Eastern District Development See article in 2011 Newsletter Penzance Harbour Plans to demolish all the existing buildings along the harbourside, barring the Docker’s Rest Café. A … Continue reading

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St Columb Rectory

  It is a shameful situation in that four years after Cornwall Council became aware of the plight of St Columb Rectory still nothing has been done to stem water penetration through a hole in the roof, remove vegetation from … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the Foster Complex,Bodmin

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