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26, Church Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6372 / 50°38'13"N

Longitude: -4.3602 / 4°21'36"W

OS Eastings: 233196

OS Northings: 84600

OS Grid: SX331846

Mapcode National: GBR NL.97VC

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RD.35D

Entry Name: 26, Church Street

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369976

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LAUNCESTON

SX3284 CHURCH STREET
660-1/4/46 (West side)
27/02/50 No.26

GV II*

Inn, later shop with accommodation. C17, remodelled C18 and
C19.
Render on timber-frame to jettied front; corbelled end of
masonry wall on left, steep rag slate roof with asbestos
slatehanging to front gables, and to much of rear.
Single-depth plan gable ends on to the streetplus wing at
angle to rear right.
3 storeys; 2-window range. C20 copies of mid C19 hornless
sashes with glazing bars; paired sashes to 1st floor. Ground
floor has C20 double shop front with splayed central doorway;
house doorway on the left with C20 door with integral 6-pane
overlight. Slatehung rear has large rubble lateral stack.
INTERIOR retains most of its C17 structure and features
including: oak studwork partitions, roof structures;
ovolo-moulded doorframes and scratch-moulded doors with some
old red and brown paint; ovolo-moulded outer frames of former
mullioned windows, some with headrail only; chamfered granite
fireplaces with splayed backs; octagonal stone pier between
ground floor areas and complex-moulded oak doorframe into rear
wing with large hidden fireplace and, of particular interest,
a semi-circular stair turret with winders and a domed ceiling
structure.
A remarkably complete C17 interior.


Listing NGR: SX3319584601

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

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