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12 and 14, Ford Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3836 / 50°23'0"N

Longitude: -4.1354 / 4°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 248278

OS Northings: 55925

OS Grid: SX482559

Mapcode National: GBR RCG.4M

Mapcode Global: FRA 2871.0QB

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VM7+CR

Entry Name: 12 and 14, Ford Park

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473385

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/02/2018


Nos. 12 and 14

(Formerly listed as Mannamead House, Nos.3 and 4)

Pair of villas in planned group, now part of Plymouth College. c1850s-60s, probably by George Wightwick. Stucco with channelled rustication to basement plinth; dry slate roofs: central roof behind balustraded parapet on modillion cornice, cross wing roofs with pedimented front gables with central acroteria; stuccoed panelled end and axial stacks with moulded cornices. Italianate style. Articulated double-depth plan.

EXTERIOR: two-storeys over basement and with flanking three-storey wings and porches set back at left and right; symmetrical 1:2:3:2:1-bay front. Cross wing pediments with round central and triangular flanking panels over giant panelled pilasters and rusticated and vermiculated pilasters with moulded cornices to ground floor. Late C19 horned sashes in openings with moulded architraves: round arches to second floor, eared to first floor and with moulded hoods on consoles to ground floor. Central bays have tripartite windows to ground floor and central mid-floor round-arched niche with moulded hood and sill with brackets.
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: SX4827855925

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