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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: 16, 17 AND 18, RIVER STREET

List entry Number: 1206050



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Truro

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377569

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SW8244NW RIVER STREET 880-1/6/255 (South side) Nos.16, 17 AND 18


Terrace of 3 town houses, now shops with accommodation above. c1838. Roughly coursed Killas with granite dressings; grouted scantle slate roof over No.17 (middle) otherwise replaced by asbestos slate; No.17 has cast-iron ogee gutter. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 6-window range with 2-window-range to each front. Keyed flat stone arches over original 16-pane hornless sashes except where glazing bars have been removed (first floor right of No.17 and all of No.18). Round-arched doorways to left of Nos 16 (left) & 17; No.16 has late C19 double shop front with original terminal pilasters and moulded cornice over the fascia. (Original slender columns and other details lost when shop windows replaced June 1989); No.18 has late C19 shop front mostly obscured. INTERIORS: shops altered C20, otherwise not inspected. (Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8237644849

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW 82376 44849


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