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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1201496



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Truro

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377491

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SW8244NE LEMON STREET 880-1/7/180 (West side) 29/12/50 No.82 and Royal Hotel


Public house incorporating 2 former houses. 1799. By William Wood, architect. Newham freestone ashlar front; main building has asbestos slate roof behind parapet with hipped return on the left, late C19 gabled dormers, brick axial stacks. Smaller wing (left) has hipped asbestos slate roof and tall rendered stack on the left. Large rectangular double-depth plan has been altered in C20 to provide shop encompassing original part of public house right of entrance hall and the former house at far right. 3 storeys; overall 8-window range. Plinth, string courses, moulded cornice to parapet and flat arches with key blocks plus low 3-window front of wing on the left. Originally symmetrical public house has 1:3:1-fenestration to front with central bays broken forward, central doorway with hood on consoles; large C20 shop front to right continuing under former house; 2 original hornless sashes to ground floor left of doorway, others modified or C20 with tilting lights, all with glazing bars. Small wing on left has symmetrical front with central doorway with moulded hood, stone ashlar to ground floor, otherwise stuccoed. INTERIOR: original or early C19 moulded and carved plaster ceiling cornices and bands to 2 reception rooms on the left linked by wide segmental-arched doorway. Barrel vault of entrance vestibule has 2 wide doorways with concentric spoked fanlights over pilasters. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8262444762

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

National Grid Reference: SW 82624 44762


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