OLD COURTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142565

Date first listed: 28-Sep-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: OLD COURTHOUSE, PENRYN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: OLD COURTHOUSE, PENRYN STREET

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 69826 41869

Summary

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History

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Details

REDRUTH PENRYN STREET SW 64 SE (west side) 11/290 Old Courthouse (formerly listed 28.9.78 as Old Town Hall) GV II Town Hall, now club. 1850, by Robert Blee; altered. Granite ashlar, slate roof. Double-depth plan. Two storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, in Doric style, with raised quoins, 1st floor string-course, and triglyph frieze; in the centre, a wide recessed porch with Tuscan columns distyle in antis, triglyph frieze with roundels on the metopes, and a cornice, channelled rustication to the interior of the porch finished as quoins to the surround, and panelled double doors (the top panels glazed); above the porch, a tripartite sashed window in an architrave with pilaster jambs, plain frieze and prominent cornice; two 12-pane sashed windows on each floor, those at ground floor with quoined surrounds, stepped voussoirs, and panelled aprons, and those above with broad shouldered architraves; crowning frieze of triglyphs with wreaths; mutules to projecting eaves. Gable chimneys. Interior: imperial staircase with stick balusters; full-width room at 1st floor formerly used as courtroom, but altered; otherwise, altered.

Listing NGR: SW6982641869

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66850

Legacy System: LBS

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