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Fire Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2315 / 50°13'53"N

Longitude: -5.2282 / 5°13'41"W

OS Eastings: 169864

OS Northings: 41815

OS Grid: SW698418

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DHQR

Mapcode Global: VH12K.BFDX

Entry Name: Fire Station

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66818

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 FALMOUTH ROAD
SW 64 SE
(east side)
11/263
Fire Station
20.11.87
GV II
Fire station, now store. c.1900. Uncoursed killas rubble with granite
dressings, slate roof. Rectangular 2 1/2-unit plan. Tall single storey with
small turret; 2 tall wagon doorways with altered doors and deep 5-pane
overlights; to the left of these a narrow doorway to the same height, with
2-stage overlight in the upper half; moulded cornice carried across,
parapet with moulded coping; above the doorway to the left, a stone plaque
with raised lettering:-
"FIRE
STATION"
placed at the base of a single-stage corner turret which is square in
section but with chamfered corners, and has a narrow 10-pane sashed window
to the front and narrower openings in the sides, a moulded cornice carried
round, low parapet with moulded coping, and an octagonal siren on the roof,
with pyramidal cap. Metal ventilator with conical cap on centre of roof
ridge.

Listing NGR: SW6986441815

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