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No 58 and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1003 / 50°6'1"N

Longitude: -5.2774 / 5°16'38"W

OS Eastings: 165722

OS Northings: 27394

OS Grid: SW657273

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0W7W

Mapcode Global: VH133.GQYY

Entry Name: No 58 and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385435

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


631-1/4/89 (South side)
22/05/72 No.58
and attached walls


Town house. Early/mid C18. Granite rubble with keyed flat
arches, those to ground floor hidden by C20 fascias; steep
grouted scantle slate roof with hipped return on right, all
behind plain parapet; many reset C17 crested clay ridge tiles;
brick stack on left; brick stack on left and axial stack
between front range and rear wing on right.
L-shaped double-depth plan with parlour wing at rear right. 2
storeys; 5-window originally symmetrical front. Mid C19
eight-pane hornless sashes except for late C20 bowed shop
window substituting 2 original windows opening to ground-floor
left; central pilastered doorway with stepped consoles, hood
and panelled reveals; C18 eight-panel door with fielded
panels. Right-hand return is 5-window front with similar
sashes except to 2 blind bays on left.
INTERIOR: retains most of its original features including:
fielded dado panelling to right of entrance hall; panelled and
part-fielded arch between entrance and stair hall; open-well,
open-string staircase with egg and tongue and scrolled
brackets, turned balusters, ramped handrail wreathed over
newel and fluted newels; moulded cornice to ground floor of
stair hall; fielded dado panelling to landing and moulded
cornice to ceiling with central circular rib visible; dogleg
service staircase to 1st floor with closed string and turned
balusters; front right-hand room with full-height panelling,
moulded cornice with egg and dart, 6-panel door with fielded
panels and fireplace boarded over; rear parlour (wing) behind
this with full-height panelling, moulded ribbed ceiling with
incised shells, garlands, rosettes and dentilled cornices;
niches with shaped shelves (mid/late C19 marble chimneypiece);
chambers above right-hand rooms with dado panelling, front
room with moulded ceiling cornice and original chimneypiece,
rear room with late C19 marble chimneypiece; basement with
granite-flagged floor and fireplaces with granite jambs and
timber lintels; pegged trusses where visible and some C18
two-panel and 6-panel doors not previously mentioned.
Subsidiary features: high rubble wall attached to rear right
of parlour wing. A fine town house, retaining most of its
original features.
(National Trust Vernacular Building Survey: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SW6572227394

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