NO 18 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201478
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
NO 18 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 18, LEMON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NO 18 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 18, 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 82616 44687

Details

TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET 880-1/7/127 (East side) 29/12/50 No.18 and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Town house. c1798. By Hill, builder, for Nathaniel Carkeet, upholsterer. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above with natural slate roof over parapet pierced by 3 late C19 or early C20 pedimented dormers; brick chimneys over gable ends. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2 front reception rooms plus deep service wing behind left-hand side. 2 storeys over basement (blocked on left) plus attic; symmetrical 3-window front. Central Tuscan doorcase with slender engaged columns, moulded entablature, panelled reveals, panelled door and original arcaded fanlight; first-floor sill string; moulded parapet cornice and late C19 or early C20 horned 4-pane sashes under shallow segmental arches with projecting key blocks. Original panelled basement doors. INTERIOR: has most of its original carpentry and plasterwork including moulded and carved ceiling cornices and bands. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: replica iron railings with bridge to right of entrance and granite forecourt plinth. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8261644687

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377442
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 03 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15874/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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