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7, Quay Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2631 / 50°15'47"N

Longitude: -5.0486 / 5°2'55"W

OS Eastings: 182815

OS Northings: 44791

OS Grid: SW828447

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XH0V

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.JY9

Entry Name: 7, Quay Street

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377557

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

TRURO

880-1/7/243 QUAY STREET
30-JUL-93 TRURO
(Northeast side)
7

II
Large corner shop, with offices above, and attached warehouses. Designed by Alfred J. Cornelius in 1908. Polychrome brick and terracotta; dry Delabole slate roof with 2 gables at the front; lateral and axial brick stacks; cast-iron ogee gutters. Deep rectangular plan with large shop at the front, storerooms behind. High Victorian style with Baroque influence. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Large corner shop has splayed corner with 2-storey bay window above surmounted by a gable, wide bay on the right surmounted by a gable, and another bay to the left-hand return. The most striking features are the enormous keyed lunette windows with enriched architraves lighting the first floors of these 2 outer bays. Shop front has its original mullions and moulded entablature with sloping fascia and terminal consoles over pilasters. The principal windows over the corner have tall moulded keyblocks and have modillioned cornices; all have moulded architraves; group of 4 windows over right-hand bay have Gibbs surrounds; festooned frieze above. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8281344790

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Description

TRURO

880-1/7/243 QUAY STREET
30-JUL-93 TRURO
(Northeast side)
7

II
Large corner shop, with offices above, and attached warehouses. Designed by Alfred J. Cornelius in 1908. Polychrome brick and terracotta; dry Delabole slate roof with 2 gables at the front; lateral and axial brick stacks; cast-iron ogee gutters. Deep rectangular plan with large shop at the front, storerooms behind. High Victorian style with Baroque influence. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Large corner shop has splayed corner with 2-storey bay window above surmounted by a gable, wide bay on the right surmounted by a gable, and another bay to the left-hand return. The most striking features are the enormous keyed lunette windows with enriched architraves lighting the first floors of these 2 outer bays. Shop front has its original mullions and moulded entablature with sloping fascia and terminal consoles over pilasters. The principal windows over the corner have tall moulded keyblocks and have modillioned cornices; all have moulded architraves; group of 4 windows over right-hand bay have Gibbs surrounds; festooned frieze above. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8281344790

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