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Number 154 and 156 and Railings and Steps to Number 154

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3631 / 50°21'47"N

Longitude: -4.1612 / 4°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 246379

OS Northings: 53703

OS Grid: SX463537

Mapcode National: GBR R76.ZQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.NPC

Entry Name: Number 154 and 156 and Railings and Steps to Number 154

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473357

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


PLYMOUTH

SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse
740-1/65/772 (West side)
25/01/54 Nos.154 AND 156
and railings and steps to No.154

GV II

Pair of town houses. Late C18. Stuccoed fronts; rubble to
right-hand return with slatehanging to 1st floor of rear wing;
steep dry slate roof with 4 hipped dormers behind plain
parapet; brick end stack to left of each house. Double-depth
plan, front rooms to centre of pair and entrance halls at left
and right.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; each house a 3-window range.
Original hornless sashes with glazing bars to No.156 (left),
later horned sashes to No.154. Each house has its original
doorway with fluted pilasters and open pediments above blind
spoked fanlights; panelled doors and reveals; tall stair sash
with glazing bars to right-hand return.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rubble walls and dressed stone steps with
flanking wrought-iron railings in front of doorway to No.154.
Part of a planned late Georgian street, laid out in 1773.
HISTORY: No.156 is reputed to have been the home of Hardy who
was present at the death of Lord Nelson at the Battle of
Trafalgar.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
672).

Listing NGR: SX4637953703

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