THE WIG AND PEN PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201458
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1993
Statutory Address:
THE WIG AND PEN PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, CASTLE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE WIG AND PEN PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, FRANCES STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WIG AND PEN PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, CASTLE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE WIG AND PEN PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, FRANCES STREET

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 82318 44886

Details

TRURO

SW8244NW FRANCES STREET 880-1/6/70 (North side) The Wig and Pen PH and attached forecourt walls and railings

GV II

2 villas, now public house. c1830s. Stucco on masonry; hipped asbestos slate roof with projecting eaves. L-shaped plan on street corner. 2 storeys; 3-window range to Frances Street, 4-window range to Castle Street. Early C19 sixteen-pane first-floor sashes, C20 horned 16-pane sashes to ground floor and early C19 sash with margin panes to right of Castle Street front, all set in raised stucco architraves with vermiculated keys. Later C19 stuccoed canted porch with cornice to parapet and mid C20 door on angle between fronts; blind window above central semi-circular arched doorway with mid C20 door set in raised stucco architrave to Castle Street front and bracketed cornice over 6-panel door set in architrave with decorative fanlight. INTERIOR: altered on ground floor with plaster stripped from walls, otherwise not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low dressed granite forecourt walls as plinths for C19 iron railings and granite steps up to porch.

Listing NGR: SW8231844886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377389
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: 22 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/03494/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Margaret Hocking. Source Historic England Archive
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