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Numbers 1 to 4 and Attached Walls, Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3673 / 50°22'2"N

Longitude: -4.1387 / 4°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 247994

OS Northings: 54121

OS Grid: SX479541

Mapcode National: GBR RBX.TJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.CG1

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V86+WG

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 4 and Attached Walls, Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473523

ID on this website: 101113326

Location: Barbican, Plymouth, Devon, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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740-1/57/273 (North side)
Nos.1-4 (Consecutive)
and attached walls, steps and


Planned mews terrace. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco detail;
asbestos slate parallel roofs with copings over party walls
and brick end and axial stacks. Double-depth plan, the 2
central houses each with 2 rooms at the front and central
entrances, the end houses each with 1 room at the front and
with entrance next to the central houses.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys over basement; 2:3:3:2-window range. The
central houses have segmental-arched openings except for pair
of round-arched lights to each house over central doorway, the
end houses each with similar single light over doorway and
tripartite windows separated by a moulded entablature and
mid-floor string to left or right, otherwise this string is
plain. Other stucco detail includes: channelled rustication
and keyed arches with voussoirs to ground floor; rusticated
quoins to end houses at 1st floor, and most 1st-floor windows
with plain architraves or pilasters and keyed arches. Possibly
original horned sashes, overlights and panelled doors where
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls, boundary walls and
entrance bridges with ramped walls surmounted by wrought-iron
railings with arrow-head finials and turned stanchions with
turned finials.
Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and
villas by Foulston and his pupil Wightwick on the Hoe, a
scheme which placed Plymouth in the forefront of town planning
in the early/mid C19.

Listing NGR: SX4799454121

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