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8, Queen Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lostwithiel, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4075 / 50°24'26"N

Longitude: -4.6707 / 4°40'14"W

OS Eastings: 210321

OS Northings: 59809

OS Grid: SX103598

Mapcode National: GBR N5.RL2W

Mapcode Global: FRA 173Z.85J

Entry Name: 8, Queen Street

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70887

Location: Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lostwithiel

Built-Up Area: Lostwithiel

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lostwithiel

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LOSTWITHIEL QUEEN STREET, Lostwithiel
SX 15 NW
10/135 No 8
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GV II

House, now with shop and in multiple occupation. Circa 1730 with C19 and later
alterations. Rendered stone rubble. Asbestos slate hipped roof with ridge coping
tiles, one stack remaining to right side. Rear slope of roof in corrugated asbestos.
Central entrance to double depth plan, with principal room to front right and left,
and stair tower to rear centre; the stair tower is partially enclosed by the rear
service rooms; later C19 2-storey service wing added to rear right. The ground floor
room to right was converted as a shop in the late C19; the upper floors divided as
separate accommodation and stair removed between ground and first floor.
2 storeys on plinth, symmetrical 5-bay front except for right hand shop. Ground
floor has central 6 panelled door with overlight, Ionic pilasters and pediment with
dentils and egg and dart mouldings. Two 18-pane sashes with thick glazing bars to
left, C19 triple plate-glass sash to right, used as shop window. Lintel string with
dentils and egg and dart mouldings and moulded eaves cornice; 2 roof lights, possibly
formerly dormers. Right side has half-glazed double doors to left, forming entrance
to shop, 2 plate-glass sashes to right, first floor has two 2-light C19 casements.
Slightly stepped forward to right, 2 storey service wing, with two 2-light casements
at first floor and 2 C20 lights at ground floor. Stack to rear of main range
formerly heating rear right room. Rear has stair tower with hipped roof, with 18-
pane sash with thick glazing bars at ground floor and 6-pane casement at first floor,
C20 door to cellar below. The service rooms enclose the stair tower to right and
left, with C20 door and 4-pane light to left, to right a glazed door and C20 window
at ground floor, 2 C20 windows at first floor.
Interior The 3 front rooms at first floor all have 2-panelled and fielded doors, with
plain moulded plaster cornices. Stair remains between first floor and attic, one
straight flight with stick balusters alternating with turned balusters. Rest of
house not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX1032159809

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