Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201471

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1993

Statutory Address: DOWTY'S, KENWYN STREET


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Statutory Address: DOWTY'S, KENWYN 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 82431 44829



SW8244NW KENWYN STREET 880-1/6/111 (North side) Dowty's


Nonconformist (Primitive Methodist) chapel, later the City Mission, now used as a shop. 1878. Dressed granite brought to course. Steep Delabole slate roofs with coped gable at the front. Main roof and lean-to roofs over same timber structure. Rectangular single-vessel plan. Gothic style. Symmetrical south entrance front has central tall buttressed gable end flanked by lean-tos resembling aisles with splayed corners. Shallow central gabled porch with pointed-arched doorway; flanking lancets, moulded string, rose window over porch and 3 stepped lights to gable. Buttresses are surmounted by tall pinnacles. Side walls are lit by tall lancets, main lighting is from long wooden clerestorey windows with pointed-arched lights. INTERIOR: Arch-braced roof structure with laminated braces. Clerestorey windows carried over roof structure. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its Neighbourhood).

Listing NGR: SW8243144829


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

Legacy System number: 377427

Legacy System: LBS


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

End of official listing