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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.

Name: 70 AND 72, FORE STREET

List entry Number: 1142560



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: 11-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Sep-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66829

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REDRUTH FORE STREET SW 64 SE (south side) 11/272 Nos.70 and 72 11.4.86 (formerly listed as No.72) GV II Wholesale grocery shop and warehouse, now 2 shops. c.1870, extended c.1890; altered. Granite ashlar (ground floor), yellow brick with dressings of red brick and elvan (roof not visible). Rectangular plan, plus rear wing. Three storeys and 6 bays (first 2 bays added); the ground floor has piers with acanthus caps, in the 1st bay (which is narrower) a round-headed doorway with polished granite columns, and in the next 2 bays original segmental- headed shop windows, the 2nd with banded head; the upper floors have giant Composite pilasters, bands of blind arcading between the floors, sill-bands of red brick, 4-pane sashed windows at 1st floor with set-in shafts, and banded segmental heads under stilted polychrome arches, and at 2nd floor paired round-headed windows with central shafts and red brick bands round the heads. The roof is concealed by a prominent modillioned cornice topped by white brick pedestals bearing carved stone finials. The right-hand return wall of 7 bays is in matching style above ground floor, except that the 1st floor of the 2nd bay has 2 raised panels in place of a window, and the 7th bay has no openings, and the cornice stops in the 1st bay. The rear has blocked loading doors at 1st and 2nd floors, with a wooden hoist under a pitched canopy. The rear wing, of 3 bays, has similar loading doors in the centre but is altered at ground floor. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW6994142028

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National Grid Reference: SW6994142028


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