History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

West Penwith Rdc Offices Including Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penzance, Cornwall

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.117 / 50°7'1"N

Longitude: -5.5335 / 5°32'0"W

OS Eastings: 147493

OS Northings: 30077

OS Grid: SW474300

Mapcode National: GBR DXQC.N3W

Mapcode Global: VH12Z.1BH5

Entry Name: West Penwith Rdc Offices Including Railings

Listing Date: 7 February 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69460

Location: Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penzance

Built-Up Area: Penzance

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penzance St Mary the Virgin with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Find accommodation in
Penzance

Listing Text

1.
1498 PENZANCE
CHAPEL STREET
(North East Side)

West Penwith
RDC Offices
including railings
SW 4730 5/30

II* GV


2.
Mid C19. Granite ashlar, ground floor rebated joints, above 2 plain pilasters,
2 broken string courses. Eaves parapet and cornice, slightly pedimented blocking
course. 3 storeys and basement. 3 windows moulded architraves, sashes with
glazing bars. Side entrance, single storey porch with granite Doric columns
and entablature. Including iron railings around basement well in front. Wing
to north west facing rear, granite, slate hipped roof, 2 storeys, 5 windows,
semi-circular headed sashes with intersecting glazing bars. At centre projecting
is a tall bell tower of 4 stages with open rendered bell cote surmounted by
short pyramid spire. Ground floor left a modern vehicle passage. Dated l834.

All listed buildings on the North East Side of Chapel Street form a group.


Listing NGR: SW4749330077

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.