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Westbourne House and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Liskeard, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4556 / 50°27'20"N

Longitude: -4.4672 / 4°28'1"W

OS Eastings: 224963

OS Northings: 64656

OS Grid: SX249646

Mapcode National: GBR NF.NQCG

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JV.HGG

Entry Name: Westbourne House and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 22 July 1981

Last Amended: 15 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382271

Location: Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Liskeard

Built-Up Area: Liskeard

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Liskeard

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LISKEARD

SX2464 WEST STREET
979-1/5/192 (South side)
22/07/81 Westbourne House and attached
forecourt walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
WEST STREET
(South side)
Westbourne House)

GV II

Large suburban house. 1816. Possibly by J Foulston for NW
Penrose, Solicitor, refronted 1860 by Henry Rice. Incised
stucco with stone dressings; dry Delabole slate hipped roof
with projecting eaves on wooden brackets; stuccoed stacks with
cornices, moulded gutters. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys; 4-window range south garden front. Original
hornless large-paned sashes within stone surrounds;
segmental-arched lights to ground floor; left and right-hand
bays with 4-pane sashes over 2-light windows with triangular
pediments with mutules to cornices; central bays have stepped
tripartite sashes over canted 4-light segmental-arched stone
bay windows with balustraded parapets over similar cornices;
column mullions with Corinthian or Ionic caps. Original north
entrance front of 1:3:1-bays has central porch with blind
sidelights, roundels to panelled frieze and railings over
parapet; doorcase with panelled sides and traceried fanlight;
4-panel door with fielded panels; projecting end bays have
ground-floor sashes with segmental arched recessed panels;
original horned sashes; stair sash right of door over porch,
with coloured glass and margin panes.
INTERIOR of porch has rib vault; egg-and-dart cornice to
vestibule; traceried fanlight over inner doors with Art
Nouveau glazed panels; open-well open-string staircase with
mahogany handrail scrolled over newel; moulded and carved
cornice. Some other moulded cornices and more Art Nouveau
detail. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls surmounted by
railings with spearhead finials over bars and urns over
stanchions.


Listing NGR: SX2496164660

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