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Invicta Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3666 / 50°21'59"N

Longitude: -4.1438 / 4°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 247630

OS Northings: 54054

OS Grid: SX476540

Mapcode National: GBR RB2.ZG

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.HGB

Entry Name: Invicta Hotel

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473567

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/57/290 (West side)
Invicta Hotel


Includes: Nos.11 AND 12 OSBORNE PLACE Hoe.
Pair of houses in a planned street, now an hotel. Mid C19.
Stucco; asbestos slate mansard roof with 4 dormer windows over
a moulded parapet cornice; stuccoed end and axial stacks with
moulded cornices and many old pots. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys; symmetrical 4-window front with late C19 horned
sashes. Stucco detail includes: rusticated quoins; tetrastyle
Corinthian porch with moulded cornice surmounted by a latticed
balustrade repeated over flanking slightly-projecting
tripartite windows linked by a string; 1st floor with moulded
eared architraves and moulded hoods, and 2nd floor with sill
string, round sill brackets and eared architraves to shorter
window openings. Central pair of segmental-arched doorways
with panelled doors and overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
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: SX4763054054

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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