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Dowty's

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2633 / 50°15'47"N

Longitude: -5.054 / 5°3'14"W

OS Eastings: 182431

OS Northings: 44829

OS Grid: SW824448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XFMD

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.GTX

Entry Name: Dowty's

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377427

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: Truro St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244NW KENWYN STREET
880-1/6/111 (North side)
Dowty's

GV II

Nonconformist (Primitive Methodist) chapel, later the City
Mission, now used as a shop. 1878. Dressed granite brought to
course. Steep Delabole slate roofs with coped gable at the
front. Main roof and lean-to roofs over same timber structure.
Rectangular single-vessel plan. Gothic style. Symmetrical
south entrance front has central tall buttressed gable end
flanked by lean-tos resembling aisles with splayed corners.
Shallow central gabled porch with pointed-arched doorway;
flanking lancets, moulded string, rose window over porch and 3
stepped lights to gable. Buttresses are surmounted by tall
pinnacles. Side walls are lit by tall lancets, main lighting
is from long wooden clerestorey windows with pointed-arched
lights. INTERIOR: Arch-braced roof structure with laminated
braces. Clerestorey windows carried over roof structure.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its
Neighbourhood).


Listing NGR: SW8243144829

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