The Twentieth Century Society

Campaigning for outstanding buildings

Cornwall County Hall, Truro,
County Hall Truro

South West

AGM and Truro visit Saturday 22nd October 2016

Programme – C20 Society SW Group AGM, meeting and visit Truro 22 October 2016 

12.15pm AGM in the Trelawney Room, County Hall, Truro

The two principal reports (Chairman’s and Treasurer’s) will be made available in

advance, with the Agenda, to ensure that the AGM is a short event. The Committee

would welcome new recruits from C20 Society members.

12.40pm Refreshments in the Long Gallery

1.00pm Talks and visits: to County Hall and other C20 buildings of interest in


Welcome from the Chairman of Cornwall Council, Councillor Ann

Kerridge, in the Trelawney Room

Peter Beacham ‘Reflections on Revising Pevsner’s Cornwall’; to include

thoughts on potential listing priorities

Peter Beacham is the co-author of Buildings of England: Cornwall, 2014

Jerome Tait ‘Protecting Cornwall’s C20 Architecture: Past, Present and


Jerome Tait is Designation Adviser South West for Historic England

2.15pm Opportunity to visit key areas of County Hall, lead by Paul Perry, of

PWBC, St Ives

Paul Perry is the architect retained by Cornwall Council with respect to the

building, and responsible for recent renovation work

3.00pm Visits to other buildings of interest in Truro.

John Stengelhofen will lead this walking tour. The visits will include the Courts of

Justice, by Evans & Shalev; and other buildings of interest in the town centre: and

possibly John Taylor’s Redannick Estate, off Chapel Hill, from the 1950s.

4.15-4.30pm Break for tea/coffee at the Gallery Café, Lemon Street Market

5.00-6.00pm A visit Alverton Court, 1963, by John Taylor, including one interior view.

Notes will be available to all attendees, and we may be able to offer places in cars for

those travelling to Truro by public transport.

Please indicate to the C20 Society’s South West Group Committee via if you would like to attend BY SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER