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No 79 and Attached Forecourt Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2624 / 50°15'44"N

Longitude: -5.0515 / 5°3'5"W

OS Eastings: 182605

OS Northings: 44723

OS Grid: SW826447

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XG8R

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.HV9

Plus Code: 9C2P7W6X+X9

Entry Name: No 79 and Attached Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377489

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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880-1/7/174 (West side)
29/12/50 No.79
and attached forecourt railings


Town house, including iron railings in front. c1809. By Robert
Blee, builder. Local freestone ashlar front, roof hidden by
parapet. Double-depth plan with 1 room at the front. 3 storeys
over basement; 2-window range. Plinth; round-arched doorway,
on the right, with 6-panel door and plain fanlight, and
shallow segmental arches with projecting keyblocks over late
C19/C20 horned 4-pane sashes; moulded cornice under parapet.
INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: original simple wrought-iron railings
with urn finials to stanchions on forecourt plinth.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: Lemon Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).

Listing NGR: SW8260544723

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