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Banks overrules EH over Creek Vean in latest listings

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Listings minister Tony Banks has downgraded a proposed Grade II* listing for Creek Vean in Cornwall - the house created by Richard and Su Rogers and Norman and Wendy Foster in 1964-7 - and refused to give a listing at all to houses by Trevor Dannatt, Edward Cullinan and F R S Yorke.

Banks last week awarded Grade II status to Creek Vean, built as a sailing house for Rogers' parents on a narrow site. It was joined by 23 other houses put forward as part of eh's thematic study and was an early example of the knighted architects' work, influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Banks also rejected Grade II* recommendations for Peter Aldington's The Turn, Middle Turn and Turn End in Haddenham, Bucks, and Stout and Lichfield's New House in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire. They will be Grade II.

He listed Sorrell House, Peter Foggo and David Thomas's 1960 building in Bosham Hoe, Chichester as Grade II* - higher than eh had suggested - but declined to list Dannatt's No 3 Clarkson Road, Cambridge, Cullinan's 62 Camden Mews, and F R S Yorke's The New House in Luccombe, Isle of Wight.

Other buildings listed Grade II were Leslie Gooday's 1968 Long Wall in Weybridge; Dewi Prys Thomas's 1959 Entwood in Birkenhead; Peter Womersley's Farnley Hey near Huddersfield, and Fello Atkinson's 1954 house at 22 Avenue Road, Leicester.

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