23, BOSCAWEN STREET, 1 AND 2, CATHEDRAL LANE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205172
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1993
Statutory Address:
1 AND 2, CATHEDRAL LANE
Statutory Address:
23, BOSCAWEN STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of 23, BOSCAWEN STREET, 1 AND 2, CATHEDRAL LANE
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Location

Statutory Address:
1 AND 2, CATHEDRAL LANE
Statutory Address:
23, BOSCAWEN 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 82632 44845

Details

TRURO

880-1/7/11 BOSCAWEN STREET 30-JUL-93 TRURO (North side) 23 CATHEDRAL LANE TRURO (West side) 1 AND 2

II Includes: Nos.1 AND 2 CATHEDRAL LANE. Includes return of Nos 1 & 2 Cathedral Lane (west side). Shops with accommodation over. Datestone 1905. Designed by Alfred J Cornelius on existing foundations. Glazed brick with freestone dressings and timber-framing to jettied and pedimented second-floor gable; dry Delabole slate roof; brick and freestone lateral chimney. Rectangular plan, end on to Boscawen Street. Eclectic Elizabethan vernacular style. 3-storeys; one-window range. Shop windows to ground floor with moulded entablature to fascia over. First floor has freestone rustications; tripartite mullioned window with horned sashes, set in triple-keyed architrave with Gibbs surround and carried on an apron consisting of a blind arcade with guttae-like brackets. Second-floor jetty, carried on 2 moulded corbels, elaborate timber-framing to recessed roughcast panels, segmental-pedimented oriel window with 2-light cross window and pilasters to dentilled open pediment. The Cathedral Lane elevation is also richly detailed and retains its original shop fronts. INTERIORS of shops altered C20, otherwise not inspected. Designed architectural specification documents together with plans by the architect Alfred J Cornelius for this building are held by Cornwall Record Office (880-1/7/11).

Listing NGR: SW8263444862

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377331
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: 01 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/05937/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Margaret Hocking. Source Historic England Archive
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