NOS 80 AND 81 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201495
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
NOS 80 AND 81 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 80 AND 81, LEMON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NOS 80 AND 81 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 80 AND 81, 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 82610 44730

Details

TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET 880-1/7/175 (West side) 29/12/50 Nos.80 AND 81 and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Large town house, now commercial premises. c1807. For William Mudge, furniture merchant. Local freestone ashlar front, otherwise brick-faced, natural slate roof with projecting eaves, stuccoed end stack on the left. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall and 2 large reception rooms at the front. 3 storeys over basement; symmetrical 5-window range to front. 2 central round-arched doorways with panelled reveals, 6-panel doors and fanlights, wide distyle Doric porch with fluted columns and moulded entablature with guttae to sides and mutules to cornice. First-floor sill string, tall central round-headed niche with square panel above; moulded eaves cornice and shallow segmental arches over sashes with glazing bars: original hornless sashes to 2nd floor, horned copies to first floor and false sashes with pivoting top lights to ground floor. Right-hand return has 3-window front with blind openings except for 12-pane sash to ground-floor left and 4 small later windows to piers to ground and first-floors on the right. INTERIOR: No.82 has many original features including 2 elaborate plaster panelled ceilings with moulded ribs and carved pendants (the one to the rear room much restored); panelled shutters and panelled doors between scribed pilasters and with moulded hoods; plaster vaulted vestibule with acanthus central roses and moulded pilasters leading through round-arched doorway with fluted columns to stair hall with open-well open-string staircase with mahogany handrail scrolled over newel. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wrought-iron railings with scrolled spear-head finials stand over forecourt plinth and return at either end.

Listing NGR: SW8261044730

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377490
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: IOE01/09360/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George A. Taylor. Source Historic England Archive
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