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Latitude: 50.2319 / 50°13'54"N
Longitude: -5.2288 / 5°13'43"W
OS Eastings: 169826
OS Northings: 41869
OS Grid: SW698418
Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DHL6
Mapcode Global: VH12K.BF2K
Entry Name: Old Courthouse
Listing Date: 28 September 1978
Last Amended: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142565
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66850
Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15
Civil Parish: Redruth
Built-Up Area: Redruth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Redruth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
REDRUTH PENRYN STREET
SW 64 SE
Old Courthouse (formerly listed
as Old Town Hall)
Town Hall, now club. 1850, by Robert Blee; altered. Granite ashlar, slate roof.
Double-depth plan. Two storeys and 3 bays, symmetrical, in Doric style, with
raised quoins, 1st floor string-course, and triglyph frieze; in the centre, a wide
recessed porch with Tuscan columns distyle in antis, triglyph frieze with roundels
on the metopes, and a cornice, channelled rustication to the interior of the
porch finished as quoins to the surround, and panelled double doors (the top
panels glazed); above the porch, a tripartite sashed window in an architrave with
pilaster jambs, plain frieze and prominent cornice; two 12-pane sashed windows
on each floor, those at ground floor with quoined surrounds, stepped voussoirs,
and panelled aprons, and those above with broad shouldered architraves; crowning
frieze of triglyphs with wreaths; mutules to projecting eaves. Gable chimneys.
Interior: imperial staircase with stick balusters; full-width room at 1st floor
formerly used as courtroom, but altered; otherwise, altered.
Listing NGR: SW6982641869
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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