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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: 1142558



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: 14-Jan-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66826

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REDRUTH FORE STREET SW 64 SE (north side) 11/269 The London Hotel 14.1.74 (including shop to left) GV II Coaching inn, now public house and shop. Late C18, altered, and renovation in progress at time of survey (1988). Dressed granite, brought to courses, roof of local slate and Welsh slate. Elongated L-shaped plan formed by a long front range, with a central wagon-passage between the shop to the left and the public house to the right, and a long rear wing to the right-hand end. Three storeys and 4+3 bays; the wagon entrance in the 4th bay has a quoined surround and rectangular lintel supported at the right-hand end by a cut-away corbel. The 4-bay shop to the left has a modern shop-front at ground floor, four 12-pane sashed windows at 1st floor (that over th wagon entrance slightly smaller), and four low 6-pane sashes at 2nd floor. The 3- bay public house to the right is symmetrical, with a wide Doric porch in the centre (the top carrying iron railings), flanked by tripartite sashed windows with lintels scored in imitation of voussoirs; at 1st floor, a 16- pane sash in the centre and large 25-pane sashes to each side; and at 2nd floor, altered and enlarged windows breaking through the eaves, with hipped dormer roofs, now all 20-pane sashes (but formerly like those to the left). All windows have raised sills and quoined jambs. An inn sign hangs from an iron bracket at 2nd floor between the 4th and 5th bays. Large gable chimney stacks. The rear and rear wing are now not of special interest, and the interior has been altered. (Item forms group with Red Lion Hotel adjoining to the right, and with telephone kiosk beside the junction between them.)

Listing NGR: SW6995642076

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National Grid Reference: SW 69956 42076


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