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16, 17 and 18, River Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2634 / 50°15'48"N

Longitude: -5.0548 / 5°3'17"W

OS Eastings: 182376

OS Northings: 44849

OS Grid: SW823448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XFDS

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.GK2

Entry Name: 16, 17 and 18, River Street

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377569

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


TRURO

SW8244NW RIVER STREET
880-1/6/255 (South side)
Nos.16, 17 AND 18

GV II

Terrace of 3 town houses, now shops with accommodation above.
c1838. Roughly coursed Killas with granite dressings; grouted
scantle slate roof over No.17 (middle) otherwise replaced by
asbestos slate; No.17 has cast-iron ogee gutter. Double-depth
plan. 3 storeys; 6-window range with 2-window-range to each
front. Keyed flat stone arches over original 16-pane hornless
sashes except where glazing bars have been removed (first
floor right of No.17 and all of No.18). Round-arched doorways
to left of Nos 16 (left) & 17; No.16 has late C19 double shop
front with original terminal pilasters and moulded cornice
over the fascia. (Original slender columns and other details
lost when shop windows replaced June 1989); No.18 has late C19
shop front mostly obscured. INTERIORS: shops altered C20,
otherwise not inspected.
(Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8237644849

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