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No 1 with Attached Forecourt Walls and Attached Garden Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1029 / 50°6'10"N

Longitude: -5.2759 / 5°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 165835

OS Northings: 27674

OS Grid: SW658276

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0P4Q

Mapcode Global: VH133.HNPZ

Entry Name: No 1 with Attached Forecourt Walls and Attached Garden Walls

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 22 May 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385444

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


HELSTON

SW6427 CROSS STREET
631-1/4/97 (North side)
24/03/50 No.1
with attached forecourt walls and
attached garden walls

GV II*

Includes: No.50 CHURCH STREET.
Town house. Early C18, front remodelled early C19. Stucco on
rubble with basement as plinth; mid-floor band with laced
strapwork and parapet cornice with egg and dart; steep dry
slate and scantle slate roofs with brick end stacks (parallel
roofs of unequal height with central valley). Overall L-shaped
plan including service wing at right-angles on right
incorporating No.50 Church Street.
2 storeys over basement; symmetrical 5-window front. Early C19
twelve-pane hornless sashes over original 2-light stuccoed
chamfered granite mullioned windows to basement. Central
doorway with early C20 pair of panelled and leaded glazed
doors; distyle Doric porch with fluted columns and entablature
with triglyphs. Rear has some original sashes with thick
glazing bars including stair window.
INTERIOR: retains most of its original or C18 features
including: open-well staircase with turned balusters and
panelled newels; left-hand parlour has bolection-moulded
panelling and chimney-piece with C18 painting of ships to
overmantel painting (a particularly notable feature).
Right-hand parlour has fielded panelling; moulded ceiling
cornices; panelled doors and moulded doorcases; larger
1st-floor chamber has ovolo-moulded panelling.
Subsidiary features: low granite ashlar forecourt wall
parallel to front with C18 or early C19 wrought-iron gateway
with open gate piers with spiral decoration and turned finials
and gate with arrow-head finials. Tall rubble garden wall with
scantle slate coping and red clay ridge tile including many
C17 crested tiles.
No.50 Church Street listed 22.5.72.


Listing NGR: SW6583527674

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