No 1 With Attached Forecourt Walls And Attached Garden Walls / 50 Church Street

27 Jun 2003
No 1 With Attached Forecourt Walls And Attached Garden Walls, 1 Cross Street, Helston, Kerrier, Cornwall, TR13 8NJ
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50 Church Street, Helston, Kerrier, Cornwall, TR13 8NJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SW6427 CROSS STREET 631-1/4/97 (North side) 24/03/50 No.1 with attached forecourt walls and attached garden walls


Includes: No.50 CHURCH STREET. Town house. Early C18, front remodelled early C19. Stucco on rubble with basement as plinth; mid-floor band with laced strapwork and parapet cornice with egg and dart; steep dry slate and scantle slate roofs with brick end stacks (parallel roofs of unequal height with central valley). Overall L-shaped plan including service wing at right-angles on right incorporating No.50 Church Street. 2 storeys over basement; symmetrical 5-window front. Early C19 twelve-pane hornless sashes over original 2-light stuccoed chamfered granite mullioned windows to basement. Central doorway with early C20 pair of panelled and leaded glazed doors; distyle Doric porch with fluted columns and entablature with triglyphs. Rear has some original sashes with thick glazing bars including stair window. INTERIOR: retains most of its original or C18 features including: open-well staircase with turned balusters and panelled newels; left-hand parlour has bolection-moulded panelling and chimney-piece with C18 painting of ships to overmantel painting (a particularly notable feature). Right-hand parlour has fielded panelling; moulded ceiling cornices; panelled doors and moulded doorcases; larger 1st-floor chamber has ovolo-moulded panelling. Subsidiary features: low granite ashlar forecourt wall parallel to front with C18 or early C19 wrought-iron gateway with open gate piers with spiral decoration and turned finials and gate with arrow-head finials. Tall rubble garden wall with scantle slate coping and red clay ridge tile including many C17 crested tiles. No.50 Church Street listed 22.5.72.

Listing NGR: SW6583527674


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2003 IOE Records taken by George A Taylor; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr George A. Taylor. Source: Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Taylor, George A.

Rights Holder: Taylor, George A.


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