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No 24 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2617 / 50°15'42"N

Longitude: -5.0519 / 5°3'6"W

OS Eastings: 182579

OS Northings: 44645

OS Grid: SW825446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN5Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PP4

Entry Name: No 24 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377448

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


880-1/7/133 (East side)
29/12/50 No.24
and attached forecourt railings


Town house, now office. c1803. By Richard Arthur, builder and
lessee. Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above
and asbestos slate roof with 2 hipped roof dormers behind
parapet and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys
plus later attic over basement; 2-window-range front.
Round-headed doorcase with fluted pilasters and open pediment,
on the left; panelled reveals, 6-panel door and spoked
fanlight; mid-floor string course, moulded parapet cornice and
early C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars under flat arches
with projecting key blocks. Straight joints flanking wider
ground-floor window and to left of window above and surviving
voussoirs show that both openings have been reduced in size.
INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original latticed wrought-iron railings
flank entrance bridge and stand over forecourt wall which
adjoins granite steps down to the basement.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8257944645

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