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80, Compton Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.387 / 50°23'13"N

Longitude: -4.1217 / 4°7'18"W

OS Eastings: 249262

OS Northings: 56278

OS Grid: SX492562

Mapcode National: GBR RFP.RF

Mapcode Global: FRA 2880.S1F

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VPH+R8

Entry Name: 80, Compton Avenue

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473282

ID on this website: 101130045

Location: Lower Compton, Plymouth, Devon, PL3

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Compton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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740-1/38/325 (South side)


Former vicarage of Emmanuel Church, Mannamead Road (qv). 1906
(Pevsner). Roughcast render; steep red tile roofs with
projecting eaves with exposed rafters and projecting verges
with exposed purlins and jettied over canted oriels [front and
rear]; mostly outbuilt end stacks with most of the original
pots. L-shaped plan, the front with pair of cross wings plus
lower service wing at right angles to rear left. Arts and
Crafts design.
2 storeys plus attics; 3-window-range front. Wide wooden
mullioned windows with leaded glass; central flat-roofed porch
on scrolled brackets, buttressed doorway with planked door and
small window right of door, and canted bay window right of
INTERIOR: has large entrance/stair hall with large open-well
staircase with open string, panelled newels, moulded handrails
and splat balustrades; newel posts continued up to support
moulded beams of coffered and corbelled ceiling; eared
chimneypiece to right-hand room, otherwise not inspected. A
very good example of a restrained design after the style of
architects such as Voysey and Parker.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4926256278

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