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The Willows and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1027 / 50°6'9"N

Longitude: -5.2755 / 5°16'31"W

OS Eastings: 165867

OS Northings: 27654

OS Grid: SW658276

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0P95

Mapcode Global: VH133.HPX3

Plus Code: 9C2P4P3F+3R

Entry Name: The Willows and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 22 May 1972

Last Amended: 9 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385379

Location: Helston, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Helston

Built-Up Area: Helston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Helston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


631-1/4/30 (East side)
22/05/72 No.35
The Willows, and attached forecourt
walls and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
RDC Offices)


Large town house, now offices. 1776, altered, heightened and
extended in the C20. Newham stone ashlar with plinth, sill
strings, mid-floor band and moulded cornice to parapet;
rendered additional storey above parapet with hipped asbestos
slate roof. Large plan with C20 extension on the right and
deep wing at rear left. Mid Georgian style. Original front is
2 storeys over basement; symmetrical 1:1:1 bays with central
entrance bay flanked by wide 3-light canted bays. Late C19
two-pane hornless sashes; round-arched central lights to
ground floor of bays, otherwise flat arches; original
round-arched doorway with open pediment, engaged Tuscan
columns surmounted by entablature and petalled fanlight over
altered panelled door. 5-bay extension above with 20-pane
sashes and 1-bay pastiche extension on right with letterbox on
its left. Rear has original Venetian stair window. INTERIOR:
entrance hall with original moulded ceiling cornice with
dentils; stair hall with moulded ceiling cornice and Doric
frieze to stair window. Subsidiary features: granite ashlar
plinth to forecourt walls surmounted by wrought-iron railings
with close-set bars, doubled to bottom with arrow-head
finials; basement gate on the right.

Listing NGR: SW6586727654

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

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