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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: 1201433



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Truro

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377317

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Penarth and South Penarth


Former poor house, now two private houses. 1829-1832. Killas rubble with granite dressings; asbestos slate roof on left, concrete tile on right, stuccoed gables on granite kneelers to front; stuccoed axial and lateral stacks. Fairly large double-depth plan, Tudor Gothic style E-shaped at the front. Classical style at the rear. Two storeys; symmetrical-bay entrance front has projecting gable-ended central and end wings and two-storey entrance porches in the angles with the end wings. Four-centred arched doorways to porches; four-light wooden mullioned windows. Transoms and hoodmoulds to ground floor; three-light mullioned window to each bay of 1st floor. Rear is 4:3:4 bays with shallow segmental brick arches over original sashes with glazing bars. Central bays project and have central low-pitched gable with lunette. Ground floor has various lean-to extensions.

INTERIOR not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 April 2018.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
From Moresk Road to Malpas, (1988)

National Grid Reference: SW8371944692


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