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16 and 17, Lemon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2621 / 50°15'43"N

Longitude: -5.0513 / 5°3'4"W

OS Eastings: 182621

OS Northings: 44693

OS Grid: SW826446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN9Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PWJ

Plus Code: 9C2P7W6X+VF

Entry Name: 16 and 17, Lemon Street

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377441

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


880-1/7/126 (East side)
29/12/50 Nos.16 AND 17


Town house. c1798. By Hill, builder for Noel Penrose, tailor.
Granite ashlar basement, local freestone ashlar above with
natural slate roof behind parapet and brick end stacks.
Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2 front
reception rooms. 2 storeys over basement; symmetrical 3-window
front. Central doorcase with slender engaged Tuscan columns
and moulded entablature with dentilled cornice, panelled
reveals, 6-panel door and overlight with traceried glazing
bars; first-floor sill string, moulded parapet cornice and
original or early C19 twelve-pane sashes under shallow
segmental arches with projecting key blocks. Ground-floor
masonry left of doorway has at some time been rebuilt possibly
to replace former shop front. Original panel doors to
basement. INTERIOR: has much of its original carpentry and
joinery details.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8262144693

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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