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The Market House, Gate-Piers and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2111 / 50°12'39"N

Longitude: -5.0929 / 5°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 179422

OS Northings: 39138

OS Grid: SW794391

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.CWXM

Mapcode Global: FRA 086G.RNZ

Plus Code: 9C2P6W64+CR

Entry Name: The Market House, Gate-Piers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63338

Location: Feock, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Feock

Built-Up Area: Devoran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Devoran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/63 The Market House, gate-piers and
boundary wall


Market house, now part of Devoran Primary School, gate-piers and boundary wall.
Circa mid C19. Slatestone walls with granite plinth, sills, strings, jambstones and
quoins. Brick arches. Hipped corrugated asbestos roofs with valley between.
Plan of 2 adjoining rectangular areas, the one to right (south) of 1 room, and that
to left (north) narrower for entrance vestibule, stair, and small 1 room projection
to rear left (east). Italianate style.
2 storeys. 3-window south front overlooking courtyard. Circa 1900 replacement
round-headed sashes with horns and glazing bars. Plinth of reticulated rusticated
ashlar, plain impost string and moulded mid-floor string. Ground floor windows in
partly blocked openings were originally doorways. West, street front, has similar
detail. Bay to left is slightly broken forward with central ground floor entrance
with panelled door and fanlight over. 2 first floor windows grouped together.
Right-hand part, originally with 2 arched openings from plinth level, has doorway,
left, with plinth removed and partly blocked opening to right with iron grill. Group
of 3 windows to first floor. Granite keystones to round-headed arches.
Interior has original stair with octagonal newel, turned balusters and moulded
mahogany handrail. Original floors and roof structure.
Gate-piers are square-on-plan granite monoliths with ogee shaped pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: SW7942239138

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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