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256-262, Citadel Road and Forecourt Walls and Railings in Front of Number 262

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3667 / 50°22'0"N

Longitude: -4.1453 / 4°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 247522

OS Northings: 54070

OS Grid: SX475540

Mapcode National: GBR R9V.2L

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.GVC

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V83+MV

Entry Name: 256-262, Citadel Road and Forecourt Walls and Railings in Front of Number 262

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473267

ID on this website: 101330546

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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740-1/57/269 (South side)
Nos.256-262 (Even)
(Lansdowne Place) and forecourt
walls & railings in front of No.262


Includes: Nos.5-8 LANSDOWNE PLACE Hoe.
Part of planned terrace of houses. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco
detail; dry slate or asbestos slate roofs behind parapet with
moulded entablature with modillion cornice; 2:1:2:1 roof
dormers; deep brick end stacks with many old clay pots.
Double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic over basement; each house a
2-window range. Original stucco detail includes: channelled
rustication and voussoirs to segmental arches to Nos 258 and
260; string above, and sill strings to upper floors; openings
with pilasters, moulded entablature and cornices to 1st floor
and moulded eared architraves to 2nd floor. Original 12-pane
hornless 2nd-floor sashes to Nos 258 and 262, otherwise
altered sashes or later horned sashes; pilastered and
pedimented porch with modillion cornice and panelled sides, to
left of each house; 2-pane overlights and panelled and glazed
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls and steps; original
wrought-iron railings to No.262, with arrow-head finials to
shafts, acorn finials to stanchions and anthemion heads to
Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and
villas by Foulston and his pupil Wightwick on the Hoe, a
scheme which placed Plymouth at the forefront of town planning
in the early/mid C19.

Listing NGR: SX4752254070

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