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British Legion Club

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2324 / 50°13'56"N

Longitude: -5.2297 / 5°13'46"W

OS Eastings: 169768

OS Northings: 41928

OS Grid: SW697419

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DHBB

Mapcode Global: VH12K.9FN5

Entry Name: British Legion Club

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66849

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

SW 64 SE
(west side)
British Legion Club
House, now club. c.1800, altered and enlarged. Granite ashlar, slate roof.
Formerly square plan, altered by addition to rear. Two storeys and 3 bays, in
classical style, formerly symmetrical, with raised quoins and ground-floor impost
band carried round; central round-headed doorway with open-pedimented Tuscan
architrave, panelled reveals, recessed door and fanlight with radiating glazing
bars; to the left, a shallow round-headed recess (to which the impost band
relates) containing a window with flat-arched head and keystone, and altered 4-
pane sash (ventilator inserted); a formerly similar window to the right replaced
by a late C19 canted bay; at 1st floor, 3 windows with flat-arched heads and
keystones, sashed with upper and lower leaves of 4 and 8 panes respectively.
Hipped roof of shallow pitch, with very prominent eaves on paired brackets; 2
chimneys visible behind the ridge. The right-hand return wall, 3 bays extended to
4, has round-headed recesses to the windows at ground floor, which are 16-pane
sashes, and windows at 1st floor like those at the front; windows on both floors
of the 2nd bay are blind, but all have flat-arched heads with keystones. Interior

Listing NGR: SW6976841928

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