List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: EGYPTIAN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1143147

Location

EGYPTIAN HOUSE, 6 AND 7, CHAPEL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthorityPenzance

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 69438

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1498 PENZANCE CHAPEL STREET (South West Side)

Nos 6 and 7 (Egyptian House) SW 4730 5/20 29.7.50.

I GV

2. Early C19 stucco Egyptian extravagance. 3 storeys. 3 windows Battered half round corded pilasters, windows and glazing bars. Lotus bud columns flanking entrance. Coved cornices above windows. 2 obelisk caryatids. A coat of arms crowned by an eagle. Heavy coved crowning cornice.

Nos 5 to 11 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: SW4730730181

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National Grid Reference: SW 47307 30181

Map

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