16 AND 17, LEMON STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205568
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
16 AND 17, LEMON STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
16 AND 17, 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 82621 44693

Details

TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET 880-1/7/126 (East side) 29/12/50 Nos.16 AND 17

GV II

Town house. c1798. By Hill, builder for Noel Penrose, tailor. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above with natural slate roof behind parapet and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2 front reception rooms. 2 storeys over basement; symmetrical 3-window front. Central doorcase with slender engaged Tuscan columns and moulded entablature with dentilled cornice, panelled reveals, 6-panel door and overlight with traceried glazing bars; first-floor sill string, moulded parapet cornice and original or early C19 twelve-pane sashes under shallow segmental arches with projecting key blocks. Ground-floor masonry left of doorway has at some time been rebuilt possibly to replace former shop front. Original panel doors to basement. INTERIOR: has much of its original carpentry and joinery details. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8262144693

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
377441
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood, (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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Date: 24 Sep 2004
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