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1, Prince's Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2634 / 50°15'48"N

Longitude: -5.05 / 5°2'59"W

OS Eastings: 182720

OS Northings: 44826

OS Grid: SW827448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XGNH

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.JDQ

Entry Name: 1, Prince's Street

Listing Date: 19 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377525

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 Mary Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/7/212 (North side)
19/06/73 No.1


Formerly known as: No.1 BOSCAWEN STREET.
House, now commercial premises. c1850. Roughly-coursed rubble,
granite and granite dressings, steep dry Delabole slate roofs
with coped gables and tall stone axial and gabled lateral
stacks. Tapered corner site, 2 rooms wide with entrance porch
at the Boscawen Street front giving access via a cross passage
to rooms on the left (facing Duke Street) and rooms on the
right (facing Prince's Street). Tudor style. 2 storeys plus
attics and 3 storeys plus attics. Tall gabled elevations with
plinths, string courses, arched doorways and mullioned
windows. West entrance front, of 1:1:1 fenestration, has
full-height porch with moulded 4-centred arched doorways to
either side; wider bay with 4-light windows, left, and bay
with 3-light windows, on the right. Porch has 5-light bay
window over a frieze of quatrefoils which returns under the
4-light sidelights; larger windows have transoms, most have
hoodmoulds. Side walls are similarly detailed. INTERIOR not
inspected. No.1 Prince's Street is on the site of the Coinage
Hall, 1351-1848. John Wesley preached here on 27th August 1776
and on other occasions. In 1851 it was the home of Nicholas
Gill, the founder of a successful drapery business. Plaque on
building for Wesley information.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Prince's Street and The
Quay Area: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8272044826

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