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1, Windsor Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3673 / 50°22'2"N

Longitude: -4.1433 / 4°8'35"W

OS Eastings: 247665

OS Northings: 54133

OS Grid: SX476541

Mapcode National: GBR RB5.40

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.9NM

Entry Name: 1, Windsor Villas

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473569

Location: Plymouth, 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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Listing Text


740-1/57/280 (East side)
25/01/54 Windsor Villas No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
Windsor Villas Nos 1-6 (consec))


Villa in planned group of villas, now used as an hotel.
c1820s-30s. Incised stucco; dry slate hipped mansard roof
behind parapet with moulded entablature and balustraded centre
break; panelled stuccoed end stack on left with moulded
cornice; attic windows. Double-depth plan with probably 3
rooms at the front and entrance porch to axial entrance hall
from the left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; symmetrical 3-bay front with
centre bay broken forward plus single-storey porch set back on
the left. Late C19 or C20 horned sashes to front, central bay
with tripartite sashes with consoles and moulded hoods;
ground-floor sashes taller. Porch has parapet with moulded
cornice and pedimented front doorway with modillion cornices.
Right-hand return has 3 original 12-pane hornless sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
Included as part of an important fine 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.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4766554133

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