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16, St Nicholas Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

880-1/7/288

TRURO
ST NICHOLAS STREET (North side),
No. 16

(Formerly listed as No. 15)

30-JUL-93

II

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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