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Latitude: 50.2617 / 50°15'42"N
Longitude: -5.0519 / 5°3'6"W
OS Eastings: 182579
OS Northings: 44645
OS Grid: SW825446
Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN5Q
Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PP4
Entry Name: No 24 and Attached Forecourt Railings
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201480
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377448
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
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
SW8244NE LEMON STREET
880-1/7/133 (East side)
and attached forecourt railings
Town house, now office. c1803. By Richard Arthur, builder and
lessee. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above
and asbestos slate roof with 2 hipped roof dormers behind
parapet and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys
plus later attic over basement; 2-window-range front.
Round-headed doorcase with fluted pilasters and open pediment,
on the left; panelled reveals, 6-panel door and spoked
fanlight; mid-floor string course, moulded parapet cornice and
early C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars under flat arches
with projecting key blocks. Straight joints flanking wider
ground-floor window and to left of window above and surviving
voussoirs show that both openings have been reduced in size.
INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original latticed wrought-iron railings
flank entrance bridge and stand over forecourt wall which
adjoins granite steps down to the basement.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SW8257944645
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