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Wentworth House and Wentworth Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3871 / 50°23'13"N

Longitude: -4.1294 / 4°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 248716

OS Northings: 56304

OS Grid: SX487563

Mapcode National: GBR RDF.86

Mapcode Global: FRA 2870.WJW

Entry Name: Wentworth House and Wentworth Cottage

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472657

Location: Plymouth, 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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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX4856SE DORMY AVENUE, Mannamead
740-1/38/326 (South East side)
Wentworth House and Wentworth
Cottage

GV II

Villa. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco
detail; dry slate hipped roofs over modillion eaves cornices;
cast-iron ogee gutters; stuccoed stacks with moulded cornices;
double-depth plan.
2 storeys; 2;3 window range road frontage. Original sashes:
hornless sashes with glazing bars to 1st floor of house,
otherwise horned sashes; most windows with moulded hoods on
carved consoles and sills on brackets, the bay windows (also
to right-hand return) with moulded entablature. Cottage, on
the left, has doorway at far right of regular fenestration.
House has central pilastered round-arched doorway, bay window
on the left and blind window over blind pilastered window on
the right; plinth rusticated quoins and mid-floor string.
Right-hand return has similar detail to that of the front.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to reflect the high quality
of the exterior.
On of the best examples of an 1850-1870s group of villas.

Listing NGR: SX4871656304

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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