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Nos 30 and 31 and Attached Steps and Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2614 / 50°15'41"N

Longitude: -5.0523 / 5°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 182549

OS Northings: 44615

OS Grid: SW825446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN2J

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PJW

Entry Name: Nos 30 and 31 and Attached Steps and Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377453

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


880-1/7/138 (East side)
29/12/50 Nos.30 AND 31
and attached steps and forecourt


Includes return into Fairmantle Street. Pair of town houses at
end of row. c1803. By Randell, builder. Granite ashlar
basement, otherwise coursed dressed local stone with some
granite dressings; pair of dry Delabole slate hips behind
parapets plus slate-hung gable behind left-hand hip.
Double-depth-plan pair, similar at the front. 2 storeys over
basement; nearly symmetrical 1:1:1- bay front. Nearly central
pair of doorways set within porch formed by first-floor canted
stuccoed bay window, with horned sashes under a moulded
parapet cornice, carried on 2 slender Tuscan columns; within
the porch are 2 x 6-panel doors under a blind elliptical
fanlight; flanking 1-window fronts with shallow segmental
arches with projecting key blocks, mid-floor strings and
moulded parapets; probably original 20-pane sashes to No.30
(left), later 4-pane horned sashes to No.31. INTERIOR: No.31
has many original carpentry and joinery details and some
plaster ceiling cornices. No.30 not inspected. SUBSIDIARY
FEATURES: pair of stepped bridges either side of porch with
balustrade, step and forecourt railings plus central basement

Listing NGR: SW8254944615

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