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4 and 6, Meneage Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1009 / 50°6'3"N

Longitude: -5.2736 / 5°16'25"W

OS Eastings: 165990

OS Northings: 27447

OS Grid: SW659274

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0PS2

Mapcode Global: VH133.JQWH

Entry Name: 4 and 6, Meneage Street

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385508

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


631-1/4/156 (North East side)
24/03/50 Nos.4 AND 6


Probable merchant's house, now shop and cafe. C17 with later
alterations. Render on timber frame to front; steep dry slate
roof with moulded eaves cornice; brick stack on left, granite
ashlar stack on right. Deep U-shaped plan with deeper wing on
left. 3 storeys; 3-bay front. Hipped roofs over tiered oriels
to upper floors at left and right flanking central early C19
square 12-pane hornless sash over C18 twelve-pane 2-light
casement with thick glazing bars; narrower 2nd-floor oriels
have similar C18 casements within remains of C17 frames,
originally with mullions; wide 1st-floor oriels with small
panes, both with moulded entablature, the right-hand
entablature on carved brackets. ground floor has 2 early C20
transomed double shop fronts with coloured leaded top lights:
left-hand shop with widened doorway, other shop with mullions
removed; C20 sloping fascias. INTERIOR of No.6 (right) has
front 1st-floor chamber with fine quality early C18 features:
ribbed plaster ceiling with central round acanthus rose,
arabesques to corners and cornice with egg and dart over
dentils; fielded panelled dado and 8-panel door, eared
architraves, niche with shaped shelves and chimney-piece with
mid C19 flying horseshoe iron grate.

Listing NGR: SW6599027447

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