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PALACE PRINTERS THE OLD PALACE

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: PALACE PRINTERS THE OLD PALACE

List entry Number: 1146471

Location

PALACE PRINTERS, QUAY STREET
THE OLD PALACE, QUAY STREET

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lostwithiel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Aug-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70877

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LOSTWITHIEL QUAY STREET, Lostwithiel SX 15 NW 10/125 Palace Printers and The Old Palace - 21.4.76 (formerly listed as the range of buildings incorporating the remains of the Stannary Prison GV II*

Two shops; incorporating parts of the former Great Hall of the Duchy Palace; used in the C19 and early C20 as a slaughterhouse. The present building is largely of the mid C19, but the main structure of the walls is probably of the late C13; C20 alterations. Slatestone rubble with Pentewan stone dressings to archway; slate roof with ridge coping tiles and gable ends, gable end stack to left. The 2 shops are in the centre of the range, with archway to left and right; the archway to left takes the building over a stream, which runs down to the River Fowey to the east, and is also described as part of Shire House (q.v.) which adjoins to left. Internally the building has been much altered, with later partition walls. 2 storeys; at ground floor there are the remains of 3 buttresses, with 2 C20 shop windows between and C20 door to right. To end right is a flat arch through to passage to rear of building. To left is a pointed arch which chamfered Pentewan stone dressings, Pentewan stone quoins to left, jamb cut back to right. At first floor 3 2-light windows and one 3-light window with brick segmental head above the passage entrance to right. The right side wall has blocked doorway to left and right; the masonry has been much rebuilt. The left side has the springings for a rear archway. 2-storey rear wing in rubble, possibly of C17, with external stack with slate weathering; end wall of rear wing rebuilt in C20 blockwork. The Coinage Hall (q.v.) abuts to rear left. The passageway to the left of the building has granite paving over the water channel. Interior Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX1046759688

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National Grid Reference: SX1046759688

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