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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1140548



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Germans

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Oct-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 62100

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ST GERMANS GALLERY LANE, St Germans SX 35 NE 7/103 Sir William Moyle's Almshouses (formerly listed as almshouses, 21.7.51 called the Galleries) GV II*

Almshouses. 1583, with substantial C20 alterations. Slatestone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends and gable end stacks with rubble shafts, shaped granite caps and cornices. 4 similar axial stacks. Plan: A long rectangular range with 6 one-room plan almshouses on the ground floor and 6 similar plan almshouses above on the first floor, with access via stairs at either end of a gallery across the front which forms a loggia for the ground storey houses. Converted into 4 dwellings in C20. Exterior: 2 storeys. The open galleried front has 6 slate-hung gables supported on square stone rubble piers with chamfered corners. The piers are connected by a low stone rubble wall at the base which rises to the first floor level at either end, where the stone stairs give access to the gallery, which has a simple timber railed balustrade. Ground and first floor have 3 doors with granite hollow-chamfered and stopped surrounds; arranged at ground and first floor with 2-light casement, door, 3 casements, door, 2 casements, door and 2 casements. All C20 windows. Left side has 2-pane sash at ground and first floor to right. Rear has 2-storey additions of C20. Interior: Much altered in C20. Roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX3546957922

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National Grid Reference: SX 35469 57922


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