MOUNT CHARLES MOUNT CHARLES HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201461
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1993
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
MOUNT CHARLES HOUSE, 1, 2 AND 3, INFIRMARY HILL
Statutory Address:
MOUNT CHARLES, 1, 2, AND 3, LEMON STREET

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MOUNT CHARLES HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
MOUNT CHARLES HOUSE, 1, 2 AND 3, INFIRMARY HILL
Statutory Address:
MOUNT CHARLES, 1, 2, AND 3, LEMON 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 82420 44557

Details

TRURO

SW8244NW INFIRMARY HILL 880-1/6/322 (East side) Nos.1, 2 AND 3 Mount Charles House

II

Also known as: LEMON STREET, Nos.1, 2 and 3 Mount Charles House, now 3 houses. 1785 date on building. Textured incised stucco on rubble to front; old slatehanging to Nos 2 & 3 at rear, new slatehanging to rear of No.3; scantle slate to rear of No.1, dry slate to front of No.2, otherwise asbestos slate; brick end stack on the left (No.1) and 2 brick axial stacks; cast-iron ogee gutters to front of Nos 1 & 2. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 2:3:2-window range; No.2 with shouldered and round-arched fanlight head and margin panes. No.3 has C20 windows including copy of original canted oriel of best chamber to right-hand end. No.2 has central mid C19 glazed porch with margin panes, panels and original Lion's head door knocker. INTERIOR: original features include: open-well open-string staircase with rare scrolled wrought-iron balusters and ramped mahogany handrail; enriched modillion plaster ceiling cornice above stairs and similar cornice to best chamber (in No.3). Early C19 features such as door architraves with corner blocks and roundels, panelled doors and some plaster ceiling cornices where inspected.



Listing NGR: SW8242044557

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377397
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: 16 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09360/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George A. Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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