2 AND 4 FALMOUTH ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309964
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1989
Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, FALMOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, FALMOUTH ROAD

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Redruth
National Grid Reference:
SW6985741828

Details

SW 64 SE; 11/262

REDRUTH, FALMOUTH ROAD (east side), Nos. 2 and 4

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II

Two shops with dwellings over. Probably mid C19. Cross-wall construction with granite rubble gable and cross walls, facades rendered and slate-hung respectively, on timber stud framework; slate roof. Double-depth trapezoidal plan, the right-hand end wall sharply canted back. Three storeys and four bays (2+2); each unit has a double-fronted C19 shop window at ground floor and a doorway to the left; the shop doorways are recessed, and the windows vertically divided into four 2-stage lights (three to the front and one returned) by slender columns mounted on low plinths; no. 2 has consoles to the cornice over the shop front and the side door, and this door has a large overlight with margin panes. Above, no. 2 is rendered, with banded corner pilasters; no. 4 is slate-hung; both have two 16-pane sashes on each upper floor, with exposed boxes and raised sills. Continuous projecting eaves; two chimneys on the ridge and one at the left gable.

The item is on a very striking site immediately to the south of the railway viaduct, which towers over it.

Listing NGR: SW6985741828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
66817
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: 16 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14420/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ivor Corkell. Source Historic England Archive
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