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No 53 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2608 / 50°15'38"N

Longitude: -5.0535 / 5°3'12"W

OS Eastings: 182459

OS Northings: 44552

OS Grid: SW824445

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XMRL

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.P1S

Entry Name: No 53 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377472

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


880-1/6/157 (West side)
29/12/50 No.53
and attached forecourt railings


Small town house, now office. c1832. Dressed coursed local
stone front, dry Delabole slate roof with 2 hipped dormers and
brick chimneys over gable ends (party wall on right).
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 2-window range to front. 2
round-arched doorways on the right: doorway on left has open
pediment over engaged fluted columns and panelled reveals;
both doorways have 6-panel doors and spoked fanlights;
original hornless sashes with glazing bars: under flat arch to
ground floor and shallow cambered arches to first floor, all
with projecting keyblocks. INTERIOR not inspected but likely
to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: close-spaced
wrought-iron railings with scrolled arrow-head finials flank
entrance with pair of gates and return over granite plinth of
shallow forecourt.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8245944552

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