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Numbers 5 to 8 and Attached Forecourt Walls, Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3675 / 50°22'2"N

Longitude: -4.1387 / 4°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 247995

OS Northings: 54137

OS Grid: SX479541

Mapcode National: GBR RBX.TG

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.CFZ

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V86+XG

Entry Name: Numbers 5 to 8 and Attached Forecourt Walls, Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473528

ID on this website: 101113329

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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740-1/57/274 (South side)
Nos.5-8 (Consecutive)
and attached forecourt walls, steps
and railings


Planned mews terrace. Mid-late C19. Stucco with stucco detail;
dry slate or asbestos slate roofs with slightly-projecting
eaves, the roofs of the end houses higher; stepped brick end
and axial stacks. Double-depth plan, Nos 5-8 each with 2 rooms
at the front and with a central entrance hall, No.8 with 1
room at the front and its entrance hall on the left.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement; Nos 5-7 each house with a
symmetrical 3-window front; No.8 with 2-window range. Probably
original horned sashes, those to ground floor, and doorways,
under segmental arches and within channelled rustication,
those to 1st floor with moulded architraves rising from
mid-floor strings except for central oriels on brackets to Nos
5-7 and with pilastered tripartite windows and moulded
entablature, and 2nd floor with similar string and single or
paired pilastered lights with keyed round arches.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls, boundary walls and
ramped walls flanking entrance bridges surmounted by
wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials and with turned
stanchions with turned finials.
Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and
villas on the Hoe, a scheme which placed Plymouth in the
forefront of town planning in the early/mid C19.

Listing NGR: SX4799554137

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