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Brief description of site

Lismore is a one hectare garden in the centre of Helston, laid out in the early- to mid-19th century in a landscape style.

Brief history of site

The house was built in about 1820, following the demolition of existing houses.

Location information:

Address: Lismore, Cross Street, Helston, TR13 8UP

Locality: Cornwall

Local Authorities:

Cornwall; Helston

Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 203 Grid Ref: SW658276
Latitude: 50.1022 Longitude: -5.2764

Directions:

On Cross Street, in the centre of Helston

Key information:

Form of site: landscape garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: town house

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: 1820

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 1

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