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Old Courthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2319 / 50°13'54"N

Longitude: -5.2288 / 5°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 169826

OS Northings: 41869

OS Grid: SW698418

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DHL6

Mapcode Global: VH12K.BF2K

Entry Name: Old Courthouse

Listing Date: 28 September 1978

Last Amended: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66850

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

REDRUTH PENRYN STREET
SW 64 SE
(west side)
11/290
Old Courthouse (formerly listed
28.9.78
as Old Town Hall)
GV
II
Town Hall, now club. 1850, by Robert Blee; altered. Granite ashlar, slate roof.
Double-depth plan. Two storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, in Doric style, with
raised quoins, 1st floor string-course, and triglyph frieze; in the centre, a wide
recessed porch with Tuscan columns distyle in antis, triglyph frieze with roundels
on the metopes, and a cornice, channelled rustication to the interior of the
porch finished as quoins to the surround, and panelled double doors (the top
panels glazed); above the porch, a tripartite sashed window in an architrave with
pilaster jambs, plain frieze and prominent cornice; two 12-pane sashed windows
on each floor, those at ground floor with quoined surrounds, stepped voussoirs,
and panelled aprons, and those above with broad shouldered architraves; crowning
frieze of triglyphs with wreaths; mutules to projecting eaves. Gable chimneys.
Interior: imperial staircase with stick balusters; full-width room at 1st floor
formerly used as courtroom, but altered; otherwise, altered.


Listing NGR: SW6982641869

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