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Penlee Cottage penlee House polwithan

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2573 / 50°15'26"N

Longitude: -5.0553 / 5°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 182315

OS Northings: 44169

OS Grid: SW823441

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XTGW

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.VSC

Entry Name: Penlee Cottage penlee House polwithan

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377375

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

SW8244SW FALMOUTH ROAD
880-1/10/56 (East side)
Nos.39, 41 AND 43
Polwithan (39), Penlee House (41)
and Penlee Cottage (43)

GV II

Suburban villa, or possibly 3 villas, now 3 houses. c1860s.
Faced local golden stone brought to course over granite ashlar
plinth; granite quoins and other dressings; some stucco
dressings; fairly steep Delabole slate roofs, partly bitumen
grouted, with shaped and pierced wooden barge boards and
stuccoed axial stacks with modillion cornices. Irregular
double-depth plan. 2 storeys, plus some attics; irregular
1:1:2:1-bay road front with 1-window bay set back on the left,
then moulded segmental hoods over original 2-pane horned
sashes over 2 round-headed lights with moulded hoods to
left-hand bay, over canted bay window with balustraded parapet
to next bay and over 12-pane sash with moulded hood to other
bay. Left-hand return of these 3 bays has single light over
2-centred arched doorway with panelled door and plain
overlight. Projecting gable at far right has 12-pane sash over
12-pane sash in similar stuccoed openings. Far left-hand
return is 2 gable ends with 2 tripartite sashes over 2 canted
bay windows like the front bay. Right-hand return has 12-pane
sash over 2 single-storey wings. INTERIOR not inspected but
likely to be of interest. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SW8231544169

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

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