No 58 And Attached Walls

Date:
27 Jun 2003
Location:
No 58 And Attached Walls, Coinagehall Street, Helston, Kerrier, Cornwall, TR13 8EU
Reference:
IOE01/10359/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HELSTON

SW6427 COINAGEHALL STREET 631-1/4/89 (South side) 22/05/72 No.58 and attached walls

GV II*

Town house. Early/mid C18. Granite rubble with keyed flat arches, those to ground floor hidden by C20 fascias; steep grouted scantle slate roof with hipped return on right, all behind plain parapet; many reset C17 crested clay ridge tiles; brick stack on left; brick stack on left and axial stack between front range and rear wing on right. L-shaped double-depth plan with parlour wing at rear right. 2 storeys; 5-window originally symmetrical front. Mid C19 eight-pane hornless sashes except for late C20 bowed shop window substituting 2 original windows opening to ground-floor left; central pilastered doorway with stepped consoles, hood and panelled reveals; C18 eight-panel door with fielded panels. Right-hand return is 5-window front with similar sashes except to 2 blind bays on left. INTERIOR: retains most of its original features including: fielded dado panelling to right of entrance hall; panelled and part-fielded arch between entrance and stair hall; open-well, open-string staircase with egg and tongue and scrolled brackets, turned balusters, ramped handrail wreathed over newel and fluted newels; moulded cornice to ground floor of stair hall; fielded dado panelling to landing and moulded cornice to ceiling with central circular rib visible; dogleg service staircase to 1st floor with closed string and turned balusters; front right-hand room with full-height panelling, moulded cornice with egg and dart, 6-panel door with fielded panels and fireplace boarded over; rear parlour (wing) behind this with full-height panelling, moulded ribbed ceiling with incised shells, garlands, rosettes and dentilled cornices; niches with shaped shelves (mid/late C19 marble chimneypiece); chambers above right-hand rooms with dado panelling, front room with moulded ceiling cornice and original chimneypiece, rear room with late C19 marble chimneypiece; basement with granite-flagged floor and fireplaces with granite jambs and timber lintels; pegged trusses where visible and some C18 two-panel and 6-panel doors not previously mentioned. Subsidiary features: high rubble wall attached to rear right of parlour wing. A fine town house, retaining most of its original features. (National Trust Vernacular Building Survey: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SW6572227394

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1695 IOE Records taken by Janine L Richardson-Potter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mrs Janine L. Richardson-Potter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Richardson-Potter, Janine L.

Rights Holder: Richardson-Potter, Janine L.

Keywords

Granite, Rubble, Slate, Stuart Town House, Georgian Domestic, House, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier