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18, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6376 / 50°38'15"N

Longitude: -4.3604 / 4°21'37"W

OS Eastings: 233187

OS Northings: 84643

OS Grid: SX331846

Mapcode National: GBR NL.91T4

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.330

Entry Name: 18, Church Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Last Amended: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369972

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/4/42 (West side)
13/09/72 No.18
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.8-18 (Even))


Town house with later shop. Mid C19 on older site. Stucco
front; rag slate roof with central gabled roof dormer behind
parapet with moulded cornice; brick stack on right.
Double-depth plan with ope (through passage) on its left. 3
storeys; 2-window range. Original 12-pane hornless sashes
within moulded stucco architraves, those to 1st floor with
ears. Ground floor has c1900 double shop front with granite
quoins strips with caps flanking shop and round-arched ope
doorway on the left; marble stall risers; plate glass windows
including quadrant-fronted return lights flanking doorway with
glazed door and overlight; slender turned mullions with
tree-of-life heads; full width entablature with moulded
cornices with blind slot over shop and end consoles with open
pediments to shop and ope. Rear left-hand return has tall
stair sash with small panes. INTERIOR: original open-well
open-string stair; original details to 1st floor including
panelled doors; moulded ceiling cornice to front chamber and
projecting sash frames. HISTORY: said that John Wesley
preached from the front chamber of building on this site on
his first visit to Launceston in 1762.

Listing NGR: SX3318084644

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