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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: 1142543



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Redruth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66886

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REDRUTH WEST END SW 64 SE (north side) 5/321 Parkhenver (St Joseph's Convent) GV II House, now convent. Mid C19. Pink killas ashlar (side walls of rubble brought to courses) with granite ashlar quoins and dressings, slurried slate roof. Rectangular plan. Two storeys and 3x3 bays, symmetrical; plinth, raised rusticated quoins; the south front has a wide pedimented centre breaking forwards, with a prominent canted bay window at ground floor and a tripartite sashed window above, both these with pilastered architraves and cornices on consoles; the outer bays have large pedimented architraves to the ground floor windows, with similar consoles, and raised plain architraves to the windows above; all these windows are sashed and have unusual glazing, with one horizontal glazing bar in each leaf. The entrance front to the east has a large rectangular porch in similar style in the centre, with panelled outer door, large overlight, round-headed side windows, and segmental-headed inner door with side windows, in matching style, and otherwise matching fenestration. Hipped roof with projecting eaves, ridge chimney. Interior: fine curved dog-legged staircase with slender colonette balusters; otherwise, not inspected. History: built by the Penrose family.

Listing NGR: SW6923341924

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National Grid Reference: SW 69233 41924


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