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Numbers 1 to 15 and Attached Road Frontage Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3675 / 50°22'3"N

Longitude: -4.1447 / 4°8'40"W

OS Eastings: 247571

OS Northings: 54156

OS Grid: SX475541

Mapcode National: GBR R9X.YC

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.9E8

Entry Name: Numbers 1 to 15 and Attached Road Frontage Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473175

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4754 ALFRED STREET, Hoe
740-1/57/254 (North side)
Nos.1-15 (Odd)
and attached road-frontage walls and
railings

GV II

Planned terrace of houses. c1820s-30s, possibly by Foulston.
Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate or asbestos slate roofs
behind parapet with moulded entablature and cornice, the
right-hand house with turned balustrade to centre of parapet;
segmental-roofed dormer windows; deep brick axial stacks and
end stack to left; many old clay pots. Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic over basement; each house with
2-window-range front and doorway on its right. Original stucco
detail includes: channelled rustication to ground floors of 5
houses on the left with moulded mid-floor string above; plain
string to houses on right; pilastered doorways with moulded
capitals and cornices; and 5 houses on left and house at far
right with moulded window architraves to 1st floor. Most
houses with replacement horned sashes with glazing bars, some
with panelled doors.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ramped and coped stuccoed end walls to
forecourt with road-frontage plinth, most with wrought-iron
railings with spear-head finials and turned stanchions and
with similar railings flanking steps to doorways.
Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and
villas by Foulston and his pupil Wightwick on the Hoe, a
scheme which placed Plymouth in the forefront of town planning
in the early C19.


Listing NGR: SX4755454163

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