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77 and 78, Lemon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2623 / 50°15'44"N

Longitude: -5.0516 / 5°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 182600

OS Northings: 44718

OS Grid: SW826447

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PS4

Entry Name: 77 and 78, Lemon Street

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377488

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


880-1/7/173 (West side)
29/12/50 Nos.77 AND 78


Pair of town houses, now offices. c1809. By Robert Blee,
builder. Local freestone ashlar front, roof hidden behind
parapet, brick end stack on the left. Double-depth
mirror-image pair with passage between. 3 storeys over blocked
basement; overall symmetrical 4-window front has plinth,
central round-arched passsage doorway flanked by 2 similar but
smaller doorways with projecting impost blocks, 6-panel doors,
plain fanlights. Other openings spanned by shallow segmental
arches with projecting keyblocks; moulded cornices under
parapets, bolder cornice to No.78 (right). Original hornless
sashes with glazing bars except where glazing bars have been
removed to ground-floor sashes and lower halves of first-floor
sashes to No.77 and later horned sashes to 2nd floor of No.78.
INTERIOR: many original features including moulded and carved
plaster ceiling cornices and bands.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8260044718

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