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Gate Piers and Flanking Walls to South East Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3827 / 50°22'57"N

Longitude: -4.1356 / 4°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 248264

OS Northings: 55828

OS Grid: SX482558

Mapcode National: GBR RCF.FP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2871.0NJ

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Flanking Walls to South East Entrance

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244528

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473389

Location: Plymouth, PL4

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Compton

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4855 FORD PARK, Ford Park
740-1/43/246 Gate-piers and flanking walls to SE
entrance

GV II

Gate-piers and flanking walls at entrance to planned group of
Italianate style villas designed as individual pairs. Mid-late
C19, probably by George Wightwick. Plymouth limestone walls
and limestone panelled and gabled gate-piers and flanking low
coped walls of Plymouth limestone brought to course and with
former iron railings removed. Wall steps up higher on the
right in front of Ford Park Lodge (qv) and is of coursed
limestone. Former iron railings removed.
Part of a "well preserved L-shaped layout of particularly
lavish mid C19 villas with busy Italianate stucco detail"
(Pevsner).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
669).

Listing NGR: SX4826455828

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