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8, Southgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6367 / 50°38'12"N

Longitude: -4.3598 / 4°21'35"W

OS Eastings: 233224

OS Northings: 84548

OS Grid: SX332845

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97YT

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.98W

Entry Name: 8, Southgate Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370124

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


660-1/4/129 (West side)
13/09/72 No.8


Large town house with later shop, part which is listed at No.6
(qv). Mid C18. Brick laid to Flemish bond with band between
upper floors and flat arches; steep asbestos slate roof with
hip on left; moulded cornice under projecting front eaves
cornice. Deep plan including deep rear wing at right-angles on
left; passage (formerly central doorway of whole house) on
right. 3 storeys; 3-window range with right-hand (originally
central) bay broken forward. Late C19 two-pane horned sashes.
Ground floor has large mid C20 three-light shop front with
arched lights and full-width hipped lean-to roof on wooden
brackets; house doorway on left; carriage doorway on right
with exposed timber frame partition on its right. Rear now
converted to shops but incorporating vaulted cellars; at rear
of passage is reset C15 traceried wooden window in
Perpendicular style. INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be
of interest.

Listing NGR: SX3322484548

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