BELMONT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253302
Date first listed:
01-Dec-1951
Statutory Address:
BELMONT HOUSE, 24, GREEN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BELMONT HOUSE, 24, GREEN LANE

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Redruth
National Grid Reference:
SW 69897 42161

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
436476
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: 09 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/02312/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Jenny Leathes. Source Historic England Archive
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