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Penarth south Penarth

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2624 / 50°15'44"N

Longitude: -5.036 / 5°2'9"W

OS Eastings: 183716

OS Northings: 44682

OS Grid: SW837446

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.7DD1

Mapcode Global: FRA 08BB.HXH

Entry Name: Penarth south Penarth

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377317

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John and St Paul, Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text




Penarth and South Penarth


Former poor house, now two private houses. 1829-1832. Killas rubble with granite dressings; asbestos slate roof on left, concrete tile on right, stuccoed gables on granite kneelers to front; stuccoed axial and lateral stacks. Fairly large double-depth plan, Tudor Gothic style E-shaped at the front. Classical style at the rear. Two storeys; symmetrical-bay entrance front has projecting gable-ended central and end wings and two-storey entrance porches in the angles with the end wings. Four-centred arched doorways to porches; four-light wooden mullioned windows. Transoms and hoodmoulds to ground floor; three-light mullioned window to each bay of 1st floor. Rear is 4:3:4 bays with shallow segmental brick arches over original sashes with glazing bars. Central bays project and have central low-pitched gable with lunette. Ground floor has various lean-to extensions.

INTERIOR not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 April 2018.

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