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Palace Printers the Old Palace

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lostwithiel, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4064 / 50°24'23"N

Longitude: -4.6686 / 4°40'7"W

OS Eastings: 210467

OS Northings: 59688

OS Grid: SX104596

Mapcode National: GBR N5.RLMQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 173Z.90H

Entry Name: Palace Printers the Old Palace

Listing Date: 21 April 1976

Last Amended: 28 August 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70877

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

SX 15 NW
10/125 Palace Printers and The Old Palace
21.4.76 (formerly listed as the range of
buildings incorporating the
remains of the Stannary Prison

Two shops; incorporating parts of the former Great Hall of the Duchy Palace; used in
the C19 and early C20 as a slaughterhouse. The present building is largely of the
mid C19, but the main structure of the walls is probably of the late C13; C20
alterations. Slatestone rubble with Pentewan stone dressings to archway; slate roof
with ridge coping tiles and gable ends, gable end stack to left.
The 2 shops are in the centre of the range, with archway to left and right; the
archway to left takes the building over a stream, which runs down to the River Fowey
to the east, and is also described as part of Shire House (q.v.) which adjoins to
left. Internally the building has been much altered, with later partition walls.
2 storeys; at ground floor there are the remains of 3 buttresses, with 2 C20 shop
windows between and C20 door to right. To end right is a flat arch through to
passage to rear of building. To left is a pointed arch which chamfered Pentewan
stone dressings, Pentewan stone quoins to left, jamb cut back to right. At first
floor 3 2-light windows and one 3-light window with brick segmental head above the
passage entrance to right.
The right side wall has blocked doorway to left and right; the masonry has been much
rebuilt. The left side has the springings for a rear archway. 2-storey rear wing in
rubble, possibly of C17, with external stack with slate weathering; end wall of rear
wing rebuilt in C20 blockwork. The Coinage Hall (q.v.) abuts to rear left. The
passageway to the left of the building has granite paving over the water channel.
Interior Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX1046759688

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

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