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: MARKET BUILDING

List entry Number: 1221062

Location

MARKET BUILDING, MARKET PLACE

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: 69515

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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 MARKET PLACE

Market Building SW 4730 5/59 29.7.53.

I

2. 1837. Architect Harris of Bristol. Large building of granite ashlar. 2 storeys. Crowned by lead-covered dome and octagonal lantern, the drum with alternating twin Tuscan columns and semi-circular headed windows, and entablature with heavy cornice. North and south elevations 9 windows, ground floor semi-circular heads, flat pilasters, 3 bay beneath dome pedimented. East end, tall Ionic tetrastyle facade. West end, central pedimented entrance, curved corner bays set back with giant engaged columns, entablature, raised pediment at centre with clock.

Listing NGR: SW4728030295

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National Grid Reference: SW4727430293

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