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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
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/02/2018
ADELAIDE STREET (South side)
(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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