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16 and 17, Lemon Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

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


TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET
880-1/7/126 (East side)
29/12/50 Nos.16 AND 17

GV II

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

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