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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: 1142644



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Camborne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66652

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CAMBORNE TREVENSON STREET SW 63 NW (north side, corner of Cross Street) 10/104 23.2.87 Old Council Offices GV II Council offices and fire station; now religious centre. Circa 1900. Rock- faced squared granite rubble and ashlar, dressed granite details, slate roof. Large rectangular block on corner site. Renaissance style. Two storeys, with angled corner and asymmetrical facades to both streets; chamfered plinth, moulded cornices to both floors; the 8-bay facade to Trevenson Street has the main entrance in the 3rd bay, which is all of ashlar and breaks forward slightly, with a wide segmental-headed doorway (furnished with Renaissance-style diamond-panelled doors) framed by stout Ionic pedestalled columns of polished granite carrying an open pediment, and is finished above the 1st floor with an elaborate shaped gablet containing a vertical oeil-de-boeuf and flanked by panelled chimney stacks. The 1st, 5th, and 8th bays also break forwards slightly and are finished with shaped gablets; the 6th and 7th bays contain former fire-engine doorways (now glazed), and the 8th has a doorway with a pediment above; otherwise, large cross-windows with glazing bars on both floors ; octagonal arcaded fleche on ridge of roof in line with main doorway. Two-bay facade to Cross Street in matching style, including a 2-light window projected on corbels at 1st floor of 2nd bay. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW6482139832

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National Grid Reference: SW 64821 39832


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