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47-53, Adelaide Street and The Famous Firkin Public House, 2, Adelaide Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3704 / 50°22'13"N

Longitude: -4.157 / 4°9'25"W

OS Eastings: 246705

OS Northings: 54505

OS Grid: SX467545

Mapcode National: GBR R7X.FV

Mapcode Global: FRA 2852.4BG

Entry Name: 47-53, Adelaide Street and The Famous Firkin Public House, 2, Adelaide Place

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473160

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

Church of England Parish: Plymouth St Peter and the Holy Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/02/2018


Nos.47-53 (Consecutive)

(Formerly Listed as: ADELAIDE STREET, Stonehouse, Nos.47-54 (Consecutive) The Adelaide Inn)




Includes: No.2 The Famous Firkin Public House ADELAIDE PLACE Stonehouse.
Planned terrace of small houses, one of which is a public house. Mid C19 to designs by John Foulston. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate or asbestos slate roofs behind stuccoed parapet, most with moulded cornice, and the end houses with altered pediments; brick end stacks.

Double-depth plan, each house with one room at the front and its entrance to one side. Two storeys, each house a two-window range except the end houses, each of which is a one-window range. Original twelve-pane hornless sashes to Nos. 52-53, otherwise later horned sashes or late C20 windows. Ground floor window openings are round-arched within recessed round-arched panels, except for end houses with two-storey panels. Pilastered doorways have moulded entablature; panelled doors where original.

INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to retain original features of interest.

A rare survival of a planned group by Foulston, in a simpler version of his work around the Hooe.

Listing NGR: SX4670554505

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

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