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No 18 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2621 / 50°15'43"N

Longitude: -5.0514 / 5°3'4"W

OS Eastings: 182616

OS Northings: 44687

OS Grid: SW826446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN8W

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PVG

Entry Name: No 18 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377442

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


TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET
880-1/7/127 (East side)
29/12/50 No.18
and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Town house. c1798. By Hill, builder, for Nathaniel Carkeet,
upholsterer. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar
above with natural slate roof over parapet pierced by 3 late
C19 or early C20 pedimented dormers; brick chimneys over gable
ends. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2
front reception rooms plus deep service wing behind left-hand
side. 2 storeys over basement (blocked on left) plus attic;
symmetrical 3-window front. Central Tuscan doorcase with
slender engaged columns, moulded entablature, panelled
reveals, panelled door and original arcaded fanlight;
first-floor sill string; moulded parapet cornice and late C19
or early C20 horned 4-pane sashes under shallow segmental
arches with projecting key blocks. Original panelled basement
doors. INTERIOR: has most of its original carpentry and
plasterwork including moulded and carved ceiling cornices and
bands. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: replica iron railings with bridge
to right of entrance and granite forecourt plinth.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8261644687

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