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Women's Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Falmouth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1562 / 50°9'22"N

Longitude: -5.0721 / 5°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 180652

OS Northings: 32979

OS Grid: SW806329

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.T8TQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 088L.V3B

Entry Name: Women's Institute

Listing Date: 23 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269951

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460242

Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Falmouth

Built-Up Area: Falmouth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Falmouth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


843-1/7/221 No.14
23/01/73 Women's Institute


Town house, now an institute. Mid C18, remodelled possibly
1918. Stucco on rubble with mid-floor band, moulded
architraves and stepped keyblocks to large 1st-floor
round-arched windows; steep asbestos slate roof with
projecting eaves, hipped on the left. Double-depth plan.
2 storeys with tall 1st floor; symmetrical 3-window front.
1930s tripartite transomed wooden mullioned windows with
glazing bars; double transoms and concentric spoked fanlight
heads to 1st floor. Central pilastered doorway with open
pediment on consoles framing name.
INTERIOR: retains good quality C18 open-well staircase with
turned balusters, moulded closed string and square newel posts
with caps, also carved consoles flanking entrance to stair
hall and flanking stairs.

Listing NGR: SW8065232979

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

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