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Latitude: 50.2617 / 50°15'42"N
Longitude: -5.0518 / 5°3'6"W
OS Eastings: 182582
OS Northings: 44650
OS Grid: SW825446
Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN5P
Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PQ7
Entry Name: No 23 and Attached Forecourt Railings
Listing Date: 29 December 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205585
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377447
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
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
SW8244NE LEMON STREET
880-1/7/132 (East side)
and attached forecourt railings
Town house. c1808. By William Wood, architect and overseer of
much of the development of Lemon Street. Granite ashlar
basement, local freestone ashlar above with dry Delabole slate
roof behind parapet and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2
storeys plus C20 attic over basement; 2-window front.
Round-headed doorway, on the left, with 6-panel door and
spoked fanlight; first-floor sill string, moulded parapet
cornice and possibly original hornless sashes with glazing
bars under shallow segmental arches with projecting key
blocks. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original latticed wrought-iron railings,
right of doorway and over forecourt walls which adjoin granite
steps down to the basement. History: a house was first built
on this site c1803, by Hitchens, which was destroyed by a
storm of January 1804.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).
Listing NGR: SW8258244650
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