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Latitude: 50.2674 / 50°16'2"N
Longitude: -5.0515 / 5°3'5"W
OS Eastings: 182634
OS Northings: 45275
OS Grid: SW826452
Mapcode National: GBR ZF.X896
Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.3WD
Entry Name: Benson House
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201503
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377512
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
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
SW8245SE MORESK ROAD
880-1/4/197 Benson House
Small country house. C18 much repaired in the C20. Stucco and
slatehanging to front; half-hipped dry Delabole slate roof
sweeping lower over flanking wings; 12 gable roof dormers.
Probably double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window
front. Central bay broken forward and surmounted by a
triangular pediment with lunette within old slatehanging;
modillioned cornices; stucco quoins and remains of string; C20
horned sashes with glazing bars including central sash in
former doorway. INTERIOR not inspected but noted as having
been remodelled in 1970/80s.
Listing NGR: SW8263445275
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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