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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385444
Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13
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
SW6427 CROSS STREET
631-1/4/97 (North side)
with attached forecourt walls and
attached garden walls
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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