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Angel Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1006 / 50°6'2"N

Longitude: -5.2748 / 5°16'29"W

OS Eastings: 165909

OS Northings: 27414

OS Grid: SW659274

Mapcode National: GBR Z1.0X1C

Mapcode Global: VH133.JQ9R

Plus Code: 9C2P4P2G+63

Entry Name: Angel Hotel

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385415

ID on this website: 101207975

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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631-1/4/65 (South side)
24/03/50 No.16
Angel Hotel


Town house, an excise house and temporary gaol for smugglers;
later a public house. C16. For the Godolphins. Refronted early
C19, with rendered front over local rubble having plinth,
1st-floor sill string, mid-floor band and sill brackets to 2nd
floor, asbestos slate roof, hipped on the right; projecting
eaves on brackets. Deep plan incorporating the core of the C16
house. 3 storeys; slightly irregular 4-window range. Early/mid
C19 hornless sashes with glazing bars except where removed
from 3rd window from left, 1st floor; pair of sashes above and
left of doorway; central C16 moulded granite 4-centred arched
doorway fronted by early C19 distyle Doric porch with unfluted
columns; C20 scrolled balustrade above and old inscription in
relief: "EXCISE OFFICE" to string behind. Rear has three
12-pane hornless sashes to ballroom. INTERIOR: front room on
left has original chamfered ceiling beams and bowtell-moulded
joists (similar to The Manor House, Grampound); original
4-centred arched doorway to former rear of through-passage;
chamfered jamb to nearby doorway; chamfered joists to part of
passage. Late C18 ballroom with original bowed balcony with
turned balustrade. The Angel Hotel has important local
historical associations, and is a prominent feature in this
fine street.
(Lynn-Smith L: The Angel Hotel: Camborne: 1985-).

Listing NGR: SW6591027395

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