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Benson House

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2674 / 50°16'2"N

Longitude: -5.0515 / 5°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 182634

OS Northings: 45275

OS Grid: SW826452

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.X896

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.3WD

Entry Name: Benson House

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377512

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

SW8245SE MORESK ROAD
880-1/4/197 Benson House
29/12/50

II

Small country house. C18 much repaired in the C20. Stucco and
slatehanging to front; half-hipped dry Delabole slate roof
sweeping lower over flanking wings; 12 gable roof dormers.
Probably double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window
front. Central bay broken forward and surmounted by a
triangular pediment with lunette within old slatehanging;
modillioned cornices; stucco quoins and remains of string; C20
horned sashes with glazing bars including central sash in
former doorway. INTERIOR not inspected but noted as having
been remodelled in 1970/80s.


Listing NGR: SW8263445275

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