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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
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
SX4555 ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Stoke
740-1/41/630 (North East side)
(Formerly Listed as:
ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Devonport
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
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
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
Listing NGR: SX4594155087
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