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Latitude: 50.2706 / 50°16'14"N
Longitude: -5.0624 / 5°3'44"W
OS Eastings: 181865
OS Northings: 45666
OS Grid: SW818456
Mapcode National: GBR ZD.L5CB
Mapcode Global: FRA 0889.ZH3
Entry Name: Cathedral View House
Listing Date: 30 July 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201462
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377400
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
Civil Parish: Truro
Built-Up Area: Truro
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Kenwyn with St Allen
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW84NW KENWYN CHURCH ROAD
880-1/1/81 (East side)
Cathedral View House
Formerly known as: Trevrea KENWYN CHURCH ROAD.
House, now residential home. c1850s. Local rubble with granite
dressings; very steep gabled dry Delabole slate roofs with
lateral and axial stone stacks with gablet heads.
Overall irregular T-shaped plan with entrance hall and larger
stair hall under separate roofs in west angle plus C20
extensions at the rear and on left. Domestic Gothic style. 2
storeys plus attics. Irregular elevations have shouldered
window openings, most with small-paned casements.
South-west entrance front has 2-storey porch, towards right,
with pointed-arched moulded doorway with hoodmould and window
above with hoodmould; original V-jointed boarded door within
moulded wooden inner frame. Left of porch roof sweeps down as
outshut over 3 ground-floor windows; wide 2-light dormered
window towards right has patterned slate-hung gable; service
shouldered-arched doorway set back on left. Right of porch is
taller gable end of cross wing with lean-to 3-bay arch-braced
verandah (plus 3 similar bays to right-hand return); central
doorway with shouldered arch; 3-light window over and 2-light
window to gable.
South-east garden front has verandah return on the left, 3
windows and gable over then taller gable with 2-storey canted
bay window and 2-window-range rendered wing on the right.
Other elevations similarly detailed.
INTERIOR: has been altered to conform to fire regulations but
retains original stair with square turned balusters and carved
newel post, some chamfered, panelled door reveals and some
chamfered panelled doors.
Listing NGR: SW8186545666
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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