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BELMONT HOUSE

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: BELMONT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1253302

Location

BELMONT HOUSE, 24, GREEN LANE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Redruth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436476

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

REDRUTH GREEN LANE SW 64 SE (east side) 11/274 1.12.51 No.24 (Belmont House) GV II House, now offices. c.1800, altered. Granite rubble with stucco facade painted white and dressings painted black, some slate hanging at rear, slate roof. L-shaped plan formed by rectangular double-depth main block with service block to rear of left-hand side. Two storeys and 5 bays over a cellar; raised on a low terrace; symmetrical, in classical style, with fluted corner pilasters and Greek-key string course. The central doorway has a wooden Doric porch (now lacking both front columns which have been replaced with iron posts), with triglyph frieze and mutule cornice, a later glazed and panelled inner porch constructed under this porch protecting a recessed doorway with set-in fluted Doric 1/4-columns, panelled reveal, double doors, and overlight with curved geometrical glazing bars in the form of an eye. Four windows at ground floor and 5 above, all 12-pane sashes with moulded architraves. Projecting eaves, the soffit decorated with panels and roundels, with shallow modillioned cornice above. Hipped roof (no chimneys visible). Single-storey additons at each end, not of special interest. Rear: the principal feature of interest is a full-height semi-circular stairturret, slate-hung, with curved 18-pane sashed window and prominent projecting eaves carried round. Interior: 2-bay entrance hall with unusual semi-elliptical groin-vaulted ceiling carried on free-standing fluted Ionic columns; moulded and reeded architraves to doors and stairwindow; dog-legged staircase with open string and stick balusters.

Listing NGR: SW6989742161

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National Grid Reference: SW 69897 42161

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