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Pencowl

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2633 / 50°15'47"N

Longitude: -5.058 / 5°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 182150

OS Northings: 44841

OS Grid: SW821448

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XDL9

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.FBK

Entry Name: Pencowl

Listing Date: 19 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377379

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: Truro St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8244NW FERRIS TOWN
880-1/6/60 (South side)
19/06/73 No.12
Pencowl

GV II

Villa. c1830s. Built for Josephus Ferris, developer. Stucco on
rubble; asbestos slate roof, hipped return on the left,
projecting eaves at the front; brick end stacks. Square
double-depth plan with 2 reception rooms flanking an entrance
hall at the front plus service wings at the rear. 2 storeys;
symmetrical 3-window front. Central elliptically-arched
doorway with porch on fluted Doric columns and moulded
entablature; terminal quoin strips, keyblocks, original
16-pane hornless sashes. Left-hand return wall has later
horned sashes on the left, blind windows on the right, widely
spaced eaves brackets. INTERIOR not inspected but likely to be
of interest.
(The Truro Buildings Research Group: River Street and its
Neighbourhood: Truro: 1980-).


Listing NGR: SW8215044841

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