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Nos 1 and 2 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2595 / 50°15'34"N

Longitude: -5.0519 / 5°3'7"W

OS Eastings: 182563

OS Northings: 44405

OS Grid: SW825444

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN5D

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.X7X

Plus Code: 9C2P7W5X+R6

Entry Name: Nos 1 and 2 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377602

ID on this website: 101282634

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St John and St Paul, Truro

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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880-1/11/291 (South side)
Nos.1 AND 2
and attached forecourt walls and


Pair of semi-detached villas. Mid C19. Stucco; dry Delabole
slate roof with 2 roof dormers roofed and clad with asbestos
slate; central deep axial stack with 11 original pots;
cast-iron ogee gutters. Double-depth pair with mirror-image
plans, each one with an entrance hall approached by a porch
midway on the return wall. 2 storeys plus attics over
basement; symmetrical 4-window first-floor range. Ground floor
has large canted oriel window to the middle of each front,
with horned sashes and moulded cornices, balustrade over
right-hand bay window; basement with doors flanking 12-pane
sashes; moulded hoods on brackets over first-floor windows
which have original 12-pane sashes to right and later C19
horned 4-pane sashes to left; moulded cornice under parapet; 2
roof dormers. Porches to return walls have original pairs of
panelled doors.INTERIORS not inspected but likely to be of
interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls have granite
plinths surmounted by closely-set iron railings with
fleur-de-lis finials and gates, fronting entrances with steps
with similar detail. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SW8256344405

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