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Lima and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3667 / 50°22'0"N

Longitude: -4.1448 / 4°8'41"W

OS Eastings: 247556

OS Northings: 54062

OS Grid: SX475540

Mapcode National: GBR R9X.7D

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.H15

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V84+M3

Entry Name: Lima and Attached Forecourt Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473268

ID on this website: 101330547

Location: 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

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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740-1/57/270 (South side)
Nos.268 AND 272
Lima and attached forecourt walls
and railings


2 houses at end of terrace and on street corner. Mid C19.
Stucco; asbestos slate shallow mansard roof behind parapet
with heavy moulded and modillioned cornice; 2 roof dormers and
central stucco axial stack heightened with brick. Double-depth
corner site plan, each house with entrance hall on its left,
the left-hand house (No.272) with its entrance in Holyrood
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic over basement; slightly
asymmetrical 4-window front to Citadel Road with doorway
(No.268) slightly right of centre. Original 12-pane hornless
sashes except for later 4-pane horned sash to ground floor of
left-hand return. Stucco detail includes sill strings and
moulded architraves, those to 1st floor with moulded cornice
hoods; 2nd-floor windows shorter. Good quality panelled,
pilastered and pedimented porches with modillion cornices.
No.268 has pair of glazed doors with fielded bottom panels;
No.272 has original 6-panel door, both have glazed overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest and as
unaltered as the exterior.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low freestone plinth to wrought-iron
railings, some with spearhead finials, turned cast-iron
stanchions with acorn finials and newels with anthemion heads.
Included as part of a fine 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: SX4755654062

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