History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

26, Church Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C2QJJPQ+VW

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


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


Inn, later shop with accommodation. C17, remodelled C18 and
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
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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.