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Former National School

A Grade II Listed Building in Penryn, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1706 / 50°10'14"N

Longitude: -5.104 / 5°6'14"W

OS Eastings: 178442

OS Northings: 34676

OS Grid: SW784346

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.G6G5

Mapcode Global: FRA 086K.TMD

Entry Name: Former National School

Listing Date: 22 September 1971

Last Amended: 18 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365738

Location: Penryn, Cornwall, TR10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penryn

Built-Up Area: Penryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Gluvias

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


580-1/3/57 (South side)
22/09/71 Former National School
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
National School)


National school, now hall. 1837 datestone. Granite ashlar
front with plinth, rusticated quoins; pointed hoodmoulds;
cavetto-moulded cornice to parapet broken by central open
pediment; hipped asbestos slate front roof with 2 gabled
dormers, scantle slate to larger rear wing. Rectangular front
range plus parallel rear wings at right angles, the deeper
wing on right bridging river. Single storey; symmetrical
4-window 2:1:2-bay Gothic-style road frontage with blind
ashlar windows and central doorway, all with pointed arches.
Rear has old windows boarded over under segmental brick
arches. INTERIOR: scissor-truss roof structure to main roof. A
distinguished example.

Listing NGR: SW7844234676

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

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