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6, 8 (College House) and 10, Ford Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3832 / 50°22'59"N

Longitude: -4.1354 / 4°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 248282

OS Northings: 55885

OS Grid: SX482558

Mapcode National: GBR RCG.4R

Mapcode Global: FRA 2871.0RL

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VM7+7V

Entry Name: 6, 8 (College House) and 10, Ford Park

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473384

Location: Compton, Plymouth, PL4

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Compton

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Nos. 6, 8 (College House) and 10

(Formerly listed as Mannamead House, Nos.1 and 2, Includes: Colson House No.3 FORD PARK)
Formerly known as: Anglesey Villas FORD PARK.
Pair of villas in planned group, now part of Plymouth College. c1850s-60s, probably by George Wightwick. Stucco; dry Delabole slate roofs behind stuccoed balustraded parapet projecting over modillion cornice; two stuccoed partly external stacks at each end, each with triple square shafts and moulded cornices. Italianate style. Articulated double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: two storeys over basement plus attic; three-bay front plus single-storey porches set back at left and right. Central bay is three storeys and surmounted by open pediment with central acroterion and at either side segmental mini pediments over panelled pilasters; recessed architraves to round-arched window second-floor above square-headed window with moulded hood on brackets with balustraded balcony over cornice to canted bay window with pilasters. Flanking bays with recessed architraves and panelled end pilasters; all windows are late C19 horned sashes. Porches have moulded entablature to flat roofs and round-arched doorways with recessed architraves and moulded impost strings. Panelled doors.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
Part of a "well -preserved L-shaped layout of particularly lavish mid C19 villas with busy Italianate stucco detail" (Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SX4828255885

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