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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: 1201450



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: 19-Jun-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377366

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SW8244NW EDWARD STREET 880-1/6/44 (East side) 19/06/73 No.39 Rhondda House


Villa. Early C19. Probably by Philip Sambell for Josephus Ferris, developer. Render and stucco elevations, dry Delabole slate roof with wide eaves hipped on the left, pierced clay ridge tiles and brick end stacks on the right. Rectangular double-depth plan with 2 reception rooms flanking a central hall at the front, and a C20 wing behind left-hand side. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window west street front has wide elliptical-arched central doorway with vermiculated rustication, C20 glazed door, original fanlight. Probably original hornless sashes with glazing bars under shallow segmental arches: margin lights to ground floor, 16-pane to 1st floor. Left-hand return wall has remains of fluted pilaster on the right. First floor has 3 windows in moulded architraves, original 12-pane sash on the left and 2 blind openings; widely-spaced brackets under the eaves. INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be of interest. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8228544897

Selected Sources

Books and journals
River Street and its Neighbourhood, (1980)

National Grid Reference: SW 82285 44897


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