1, PRINCE'S STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201509
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
1, PRINCE'S STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1, PRINCE'S 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 82720 44826

Details

TRURO

SW8244NE PRINCE'S STREET 880-1/7/212 (North side) 19/06/73 No.1

GV II

Formerly known as: No.1 BOSCAWEN STREET. House, now commercial premises. c1850. Roughly-coursed rubble, granite and granite dressings, steep dry Delabole slate roofs with coped gables and tall stone axial and gabled lateral stacks. Tapered corner site, 2 rooms wide with entrance porch at the Boscawen Street front giving access via a cross passage to rooms on the left (facing Duke Street) and rooms on the right (facing Prince's Street). Tudor style. 2 storeys plus attics and 3 storeys plus attics. Tall gabled elevations with plinths, string courses, arched doorways and mullioned windows. West entrance front, of 1:1:1 fenestration, has full-height porch with moulded 4-centred arched doorways to either side; wider bay with 4-light windows, left, and bay with 3-light windows, on the right. Porch has 5-light bay window over a frieze of quatrefoils which returns under the 4-light sidelights; larger windows have transoms, most have hoodmoulds. Side walls are similarly detailed. INTERIOR not inspected. No.1 Prince's Street is on the site of the Coinage Hall, 1351-1848. John Wesley preached here on 27th August 1776 and on other occasions. In 1851 it was the home of Nicholas Gill, the founder of a successful drapery business. Plaque on building for Wesley information. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Prince's Street and The Quay Area: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8272044826

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377525
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Princes Street and The Quay Area, (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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