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

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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

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Legacy System number: 377490

Legacy System: LBS

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