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