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Latitude: 50.1678 / 50°10'4"N
Longitude: -5.102 / 5°6'7"W
OS Eastings: 178571
OS Northings: 34361
OS Grid: SW785343
Mapcode National: GBR ZC.GDZH
Mapcode Global: FRA 086K.VJR
Entry Name: 3 and 5, Higher Market Street
Listing Date: 22 September 1971
Last Amended: 18 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205908
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365758
Location: Penryn, Cornwall, TR10
Civil Parish: Penryn
Built-Up Area: Penryn
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Gluvias
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW7834SE HIGHER MARKET STREET
580-1/6/77 Nos.3 AND 5
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGHER MARKET STREET
Nos.1 AND 3)
Town house with later shops. C17, refronted late C18 and
remodelled mid C19. Some painted granite ashlar on left,
otherwise stucco on studwork to front; some slatehanging
within rear courtyard; steep roof: asbestos slate on left
(No.3), scantle slate on right; virtually a whole ridge of C17
crested clay ridge tiles; modillion eaves cornice; cast-iron
ogee gutter to No.3.
Single-depth plan plus short wing at rear left, deep C17 wing
at angle to rear right and returned parallel at rear. 2
storeys; 3-bay, 3-window range front. Central round-arched
sash flanked by canted Venetian sashes, all with moulded
architraves and mid C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars
Ground floor has old slate-roofed hood over central ope
(through-passage) flanked by 2 late C19 shop fronts with their
doors near the ope; panelled and top-glazed doors with
overlights: louvred overlight to No.3, 2-pane overlight to
No.5; projecting shop windows with sidelights: No.5 with
moulded cornice and quadrant heads to surviving mullions.
Courtyard elevation of rear wing of No.5 has C17 ovolo-moulded
wooden mullioned window (with cyma internal mouldings); later
central horizontal-sliding light, each light with single pane;
pair of 2-light late C18 horizontal-sliding sashes with fairly
thick glazing bars and similar 2-light casement on the right.
INTERIOR: No.5 has C17 features which include chamfered lintel
over mullioned window, chamfered fireplace to chamber above
(with left-hand jamb reset further to left); roof structure
with lap-dovetail collars and large double fireplace in rear
room with chamfered lintels, a complete stone oven with ashlar
sides on right and oven doorway between fireplaces to former
large inserted oven in left-hand part.
Rough-hewn beams in same room possibly C17 or early C18; some
C18 two-pane doors; other old floor structure and some
muntin-and-plank partition left of early/mid C19 stair which
has extra flight up to attics. Front chamber has mid C19
plaster ceiling cornices and other features.
Listing NGR: SW7857134361
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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