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2, Albemarle Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3755 / 50°22'31"N

Longitude: -4.1679 / 4°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 245941

OS Northings: 55087

OS Grid: SX459550

Mapcode National: GBR R63.CX

Mapcode Global: FRA 2851.L2X

Entry Name: 2, Albemarle Villas

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473165

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Stoke

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4555 ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Stoke
740-1/41/630 (North East side)
25/01/54 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Devonport
No.2)

GV II

Villa in planned group. 1827 by John Foulston. Stucco with
stucco detail and slatehanging to part of right-hand return;
bitumen-grouted slate hipped roof with projecting eaves; 4 x
2-stage rendered end stacks. Double-depth plan with large
saloon to front and entrance hall behind left-hand part.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window-range forecourt front and
symmetrical 3-window entrance front to left-hand return.
Corner pilasters with incised Greek key. Forecourt front has
3-bay wrought-iron balcony with spandrels and curvilinear
detail to 1st floor carried on paired brackets; 2-pane sashes.
Entrance front has central tripartite window with moulded hood
on paired pilasters; original hornless sashes with glazing
bars; the sidelights are painted over as are the other sashes
of this elevation. Central porch of vermiculated rusticated
stucco and moulded entablature with modillion cornice; pair of
glazed and panelled doors to right-hand side of porch (facing
the road).
INTERIOR: virtually complete interior with some very fine
features including: ornate plaster ceiling to saloon; panelled
shutters, panelled doors within moulded architraves; open-well
staircase with open string and stick balusters; old sink in
scullery and late C19 cast-iron range in basement.
Forecourt railings are included as a separate item.
One of the best-preserved villas in this fine group by
Foulston.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
673).

Listing NGR: SX4594155087

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