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COLCHESTER VILLAS

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: COLCHESTER VILLAS

List entry Number: 1201454

Location

COLCHESTER VILLAS, 40-46, FALMOUTH ROAD

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

County:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377376

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TRURO

SW8244SW FALMOUTH ROAD 880-1/10/57 (West side) Nos.40-46 (Even) Colchester Villas

GV II

Terrace of 4 houses. Late C19. Dressed stone brought to course, granite dressings; dry Delabole slate roofs; some patterned slates to steep roofs of towers; rendered axial chimneys with original chimney pots; cast-iron ogee gutters except on left. Symmetrical double-depth plan plus service wing. French Renaissance/Baronial style. 2 storeys plus attics. Symmetrical 1:1:1:1:2:2:1:1:1:1-bay east front has panelled doors, mullioned windows with original sashes, moulded hoods and cornices. The end houses are L-shaped with 3-storey towers over porches in the angles. Left-hand house (mirror-image of right-hand house) has central 3-storey tower porch, with steep roof over corbelled cornice, in the angle between recessed bay, on the left, and projecting bay on the right; porch has round-headed doorway; projecting bay has canted ground-floor bay window with ironwork balcony, and roof dormer set in ramped gable surmounted by triangular pediment. Smaller middle houses have canted bay windows and flanking doors set within 5-bay loggia with basket and round arches to arcade surmounted by decorative iron balustrade; 2 central first-floor bays break forward and are surmounted by canted dormers with hipped roofs. INTERIORS: where inspected have original plasterwork and joinery details.

Listing NGR: SW8227044223

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National Grid Reference: SW 82270 44223

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