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Numbers 214 to 220 and Attached Forecourt Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3668 / 50°22'0"N

Longitude: -4.1464 / 4°8'46"W

OS Eastings: 247448

OS Northings: 54079

OS Grid: SX474540

Mapcode National: GBR R9N.BJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.GG8

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V83+PF

Entry Name: Numbers 214 to 220 and Attached Forecourt Walls

Listing Date: 23 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473266

ID on this website: 101330545

Location: Millbay, Plymouth, Devon, PL1

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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740-1/57/268 (South side)
23/12/97 Nos.214-220 (Even)
and attached forecourt walls


Includes: No.1 LEIGHAM STREET Hoe.
Part of planned terrace of houses with palace frontage also
with returned street corner frontage, now flats. c1870s.
Stucco; originally slate roofs not visible; rendered axial
stacks; moulded cornice above attic storey. Double-depth plan,
Nos 214 and 216 with central break for pedimented mansion
house front and No.1 Leigham Street (right-hand return) with
forward break for entrance bay.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic storey over basement; overall
7-window-range front plus 2-window-range return. Original
12-pane hornless sashes to 1st and 2nd floors except for
tripartite windows to pedimented forward break, the 1st-floor
window with small pediment and the attic-storey pediment with
a Venetian window, also paired round-arched lights to first
floor of forward break of right-hand return. Ground floor has
original 12-pane sashes or tripartite sashes in segmental
arched openings. Stucco detail includes: rustication to ground
floor and 1st floor of pedimented bay, otherwise rusticated
quoins, mid-floor bands and 1st-floor sill strings linked to
balustraded balconies, moulded architraves and moulded hoods
on consoles to 1st floor and moulded sills on brackets to 2nd
floor; above the 2nd floor is a moulded cornice with
modillions, the same detail repeated to the pediment. Pairs of
round-arched keyed doorways, each doorway flanked by Tuscan
half-columns and with a shared moulded entablature above. The
doorways of the central houses have pair of windows between
and the left-hand doorway is to the left of the main break.
Panelled doors and plain glazed fanlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected but very likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stuccoed forecourt walls with panelled or
turned balustrades.
A good quality design in the Classical stucco tradition. A
late but distinguished example of a stuccoed terrace design,
which makes a significant contribution to an important planned

Listing NGR: SX4744854079

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