BENSON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201503
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
BENSON HOUSE, MORESK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BENSON HOUSE, MORESK ROAD

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 82634 45275

Details

TRURO

SW8245SE MORESK ROAD 880-1/4/197 Benson House 29/12/50

II

Small country house. C18 much repaired in the C20. Stucco and slatehanging to front; half-hipped dry Delabole slate roof sweeping lower over flanking wings; 12 gable roof dormers. Probably double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window front. Central bay broken forward and surmounted by a triangular pediment with lunette within old slatehanging; modillioned cornices; stucco quoins and remains of string; C20 horned sashes with glazing bars including central sash in former doorway. INTERIOR not inspected but noted as having been remodelled in 1970/80s.

Listing NGR: SW8263445275

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
377512
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: 31 Oct 2004
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