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4, Penryn Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2324 / 50°13'56"N

Longitude: -5.2288 / 5°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 169832

OS Northings: 41925

OS Grid: SW698419

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DHL0

Mapcode Global: VH12K.BF35

Entry Name: 4, Penryn Street

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66847

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

REDRUTH PENRYN STREET
SW 64 SE
(east side)
11/287
No.4
II
GV
Pair of shops with dwelling over. Early to mid C19; altered. Cross-wall
construction, the gable wall of uncoursed killas rubble with granite quoins, the
facade rendered above the ground floor shop fronts; slate roof with brick
chimneys. Rectangular plan with projecting stair turret to rear. Three storeys and
3 bays, almost symmetrical. The ground floor consists of two C19 shop fronts
flanking a central entrance passage; the shop windows are each of 4 tall lights
with semi-elliptical arched heads, secured by slender wooden shafts, the inner
light of each canted back to a recessed doorway, and the whole formerly
enclosed by a horizontal sliding shutter (the curved track of which is visible in
the soffit of the fascia); all 3 doorways have square overlights, that on the left
altered but the others with margin panes at top and bottom (those in the centre
coloured); deep fascia with dentilled cornice. The upper floors have a banded
pilaster to the right-hand corner; the central window on each floor is blind or
blocked, and that at 1st floor has a cornice on consoles; to the left of this is a
shallow oriel, formerly with rounded corners but now with altered glazing, to the
right a 4-pane sash; the outer bays at 2nd floor have 16-pane sashes; all these
windows have wooden architraves. Gable chimneys.


Listing NGR: SW6983241925

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