PARKHENVER ST JOSEPH'S CONVENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142543

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: PARKHENVER, WEST END

Statutory Address: ST JOSEPH'S CONVENT, WEST END

Map

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ST JOSEPH'S CONVENT
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Location

Statutory Address: PARKHENVER, WEST END

Statutory Address: ST JOSEPH'S CONVENT, WEST END

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Redruth

National Grid Reference: SW 69233 41924

Summary

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66886

Legacy System: LBS

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