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No 18 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2621 / 50°15'43"N

Longitude: -5.0514 / 5°3'4"W

OS Eastings: 182616

OS Northings: 44687

OS Grid: SW826446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN8W

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PVG

Entry Name: No 18 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377442

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John and St Paul, Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/7/127 (East side)
29/12/50 No.18
and attached forecourt railings


Town house. c1798. By Hill, builder, for Nathaniel Carkeet,
upholsterer. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar
above with natural slate roof over parapet pierced by 3 late
C19 or early C20 pedimented dormers; brick chimneys over gable
ends. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2
front reception rooms plus deep service wing behind left-hand
side. 2 storeys over basement (blocked on left) plus attic;
symmetrical 3-window front. Central Tuscan doorcase with
slender engaged columns, moulded entablature, panelled
reveals, panelled door and original arcaded fanlight;
first-floor sill string; moulded parapet cornice and late C19
or early C20 horned 4-pane sashes under shallow segmental
arches with projecting key blocks. Original panelled basement
doors. INTERIOR: has most of its original carpentry and
plasterwork including moulded and carved ceiling cornices and
bands. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: replica iron railings with bridge
to right of entrance and granite forecourt plinth.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8261644687

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