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Numbers 22-29 and Attached Forecourt 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: -4.1455 / 4°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 247512

OS Northings: 54156

OS Grid: SX475541

Mapcode National: GBR R9T.C2

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.8SX

Entry Name: Numbers 22-29 and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473183

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 ATHENAEUM STREET, Hoe
740-1/57/258 (East side)
25/01/54 Nos.22-29 (Consecutive)
and attached forecourt walls and
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ATHENAEUM STREET, Plymouth
Nos.15-19, 22-30 AND 31)

GV II

4 pairs of houses in planned street. c1829, by John Foulston.
Stucco, with stucco detail, on probable rubble; dry slate to
No.23 (2nd from left), otherwise asbestos slate, the roofs
behind parapet with entablature with moulded cornice;
segmental-roofed attic dormers to Nos 24 and 27, otherwise
modified or later dormers; brick end stacks.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic over basement; each pair of
houses is a symmetrical 4-window front with centre broken
forward. Original surviving stucco detail includes: channelled
rustication to ground floor of Nos 24, 25 and 30, the others
with impost string only, recessed panels to ground floor, sill
strings, and moulded architraves to 1st floor of Nos 25-30.
Original hornless sash, with some glazing bars missing, to
No.24, otherwise C20 windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain original features of
interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls and bridges to entrances
with wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials and
stanchions with flaming-urn finials; original iron gates with
anthemion decoration to Nos 24-29.
Although damaged during the Blitz, this street is still a good
example of early C19 terraced house design and part of an
important planned group on the Hoe.
(Cox J and Thorp J (Keystone, Historic Buildings Consultants):
Atheneum Street, Plymouth, Devon: K426 2; The Buildings of
England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 664).


Listing NGR: SX4752054191

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