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Numbers 5 and 7 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3663 / 50°21'58"N

Longitude: -4.1445 / 4°8'40"W

OS Eastings: 247578

OS Northings: 54015

OS Grid: SX475540

Mapcode National: GBR R9Z.DB

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.H5Q

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V84+G5

Entry Name: Numbers 5 and 7 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473530

ID on this website: 101113331

Location: West Hoe, 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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740-1/57/277 (East side)
Nos.5 AND 7
and attached forecourt walls and


Pair of houses in planned terrace. Mid/late C19. Stucco with
stucco detail; dry slate roof with projecting eaves; 2 attic
windows; stuccoed end stacks with remnant moulded cornices and
many old clay pots. Double-depth-plan mirror-image pair, each
house with 1 room at the front.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic over basement; overall
symmetrical 4-window front. No.7 (right) has original hornless
sashes with glazing bars; No.5 has had the glazing bars
removed; tripartite sashes under segmental arches to ground
floor. Other stucco detail includes: key blocks to ground
floor openings; sill strings; pilastered openings with moulded
hoods on consoles to 1st floor; moulded architraves and
flanking bolection-moulded panels to shorter 2nd floor and
large console under stepped eaves on the left. Central pair of
round-arched pilastered doorways and panelled doors with plain
fanlights over.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls and entrance bridge
surmounted by cast-iron railings with roundel frieze and
spear-head finials.
Included as part of an important 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: SX4757854015

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