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NO 23 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

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.

Name: NO 23 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1205585

Location

NO 23 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 23, LEMON STREET

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

County:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377447

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET 880-1/7/132 (East side) 29/12/50 No.23 and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Town house. c1808. By William Wood, architect and overseer of much of the development of Lemon Street. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above with dry Delabole slate roof behind parapet and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus C20 attic over basement; 2-window front. Round-headed doorway, on the left, with 6-panel door and spoked fanlight; first-floor sill string, moulded parapet cornice and possibly original hornless sashes with glazing bars under shallow segmental arches with projecting key blocks. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original latticed wrought-iron railings, right of doorway and over forecourt walls which adjoin granite steps down to the basement. History: a house was first built on this site c1803, by Hitchens, which was destroyed by a storm of January 1804. (The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8258244650

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW 82582 44650

Map

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