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No 20 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2619 / 50°15'42"N

Longitude: -5.0515 / 5°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 182604

OS Northings: 44672

OS Grid: SW826446

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XN7T

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.PTF

Entry Name: No 20 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377444

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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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244NE LEMON STREET
880-1/7/129 (East side)
29/12/50 No.20
and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Town house. c1799. By Josiah Randell, builder, for Edward
Milford, lessee. Granite ashlar basement, local dressed
freestone above with dry Delabole slate roof and rendered end
stacks. Double-depth plan with central entrance hall between 2
front reception rooms. 2 storeys over blocked basement;
symmetrical 3-window front. Central wide elliptically-arched
doorway and distyle Doric porch with fluted columns and paired
brackets under a flat cornice; panelled reveals, panelled door
with side panels and spoked fanlight; mid-floor string,
moulded parapet cornice and C20 horned sashes with glazing
bars under shallow segmental arches with projecting key
blocks. INTERIOR: original moulded and carved plaster ceiling
cornices and bands to front rooms. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:
wrought-iron railings flank granite-stepped entrance bridge
and stand over forecourt walls which adjoin granite steps down
to the basement.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8260444672

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