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16, St Nicholas Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2633 / 50°15'48"N

Longitude: -5.0523 / 5°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 182554

OS Northings: 44830

OS Grid: SW825448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XG1V

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.HJ1

Entry Name: 16, St Nicholas Street

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377599

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 Mary Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


No. 16

(Formerly listed as No. 15)



Shop with accommodation and store rooms over. Designed by James Hicks of Redruth for Messrs Criddle and Smith shortly before 1884. Brick with granite dressings;roof hidden behind parapet. Deep rectangular plan. Italianate style with early Gothic detail. 4 storeys; 3 bays. Double shop front with flanking pilasters to moulded entablature; first and second floors dominated by wide full-height central arch flanked by narrow arches carried on giant fluted pilasters with stiff-leaf foliate capitals; within these arches are 2 tiers of windows with central canted oriel to the first floor; central bay has windows with double transoms and coloured glass over the top transoms, otherwise horned sashes. Bold cornice beneath fourth floor or attic storey which has 5 windows under keyed round arches with pilasters between carrying the parapet entablature with turned balustrade over. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8255444830

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