COLCHESTER VILLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201454
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1993
Statutory Address:
COLCHESTER VILLAS, 40-46, FALMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
COLCHESTER VILLAS, 40-46, FALMOUTH ROAD

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Truro
National Grid Reference:
SW 82270 44223

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
377376
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jan 2006
Reference: IOE01/14718/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Oliver E. Harford. Source Historic England Archive
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