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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: 1143962



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Penzance

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 69474

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 1498 PENZANCE CHAPEL STREET (North East Side) The Union Hotel SW 4730 5/33 29.7.50.


2. Early C19. Stucco. Ground floor plain, above flat Ionic pilasters, fluted. Eaves parapet, cornice, scrolled and decorated blocking course slightly pedimented. 3 storeys. 6 windows, 2 blocked, sill aprons to 2nd floor, sashes with glazing bars, ground floor in slight recesses. To right wide recessed doorway which was originally carriageway. Interior - Fine Assembly Room of 1791 the scene of first public announcement of victory at Trafalgar, large room of about 23 ft +. ; high, vaulted ceiling and dentilled cornice. Balustraded gallery with elliptical arch, fireplace with Tuscan columns, large semi-circular headed windows. Regency staircase. Art Nouveau bar at rear.

All listed buildings on the North East Side of Chapel Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SW4733430204

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National Grid Reference: SW 47334 30204


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