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St George's Hotel and Attached Rear Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2644 / 50°15'51"N

Longitude: -5.0596 / 5°3'34"W

OS Eastings: 182037

OS Northings: 44972

OS Grid: SW820449

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XD3N

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.DMY

Entry Name: St George's Hotel and Attached Rear Wall

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377593

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: Truro St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/6/282 (South side)
St George's Hotel and attached rear


Vicarage, now hotel. 1850s, extended early C20 and 1989.
Killas rubble walls with granite dressings; steep dry Delabole
slate roofs; axial stone stacks over original cross wing and
towards right another stack over parallel rear roof and axial
stack towards right.
U-shaped plan, since the addition of early C20 wing on the
right: original plan had 2 front rooms with entrance hall
between. Gothic Revival style. Single storey plus attics; 4
bays with flanking gabled wings. Gabled hood over arched
doorway; relieving arches over 2-light trefoil-headed window
to left and 3-light trefoil-headed window to right; 2-light
plate-tracery window to first floor of left-hand gable.
Similar arched gables over attic dormers which have original
casements. C20 wing has 2-window gable end.
INTERIOR: original straight-flight stair with trefoil-headed
balustrade; pointed-arched stone doorway to rear of passage;
original pointed-arched serving hatch between original
right-hand room and kitchen behind and moulded plaster ceiling
bands to front rooms. First floor not inspected. SUBSIDIARY
FEATURES: rear wall adjoins at right-angles to rear and has
pointed-arched doorway and granite coping with roll moulding.
Probably designed by the then incumbent, Reverend William
Haslam, who was a friend of the noted ecclesiological
architect William White and who designed the Church of St
George(qv): this vicarage reflects the influences of White and
other ecclesiological architects such as Street who both had
worked in Cornwall by the early 1850s. Included for group

Listing NGR: SW8203744972

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