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Pounds House

A Grade II Listed Building in Peverell, City of Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3932 / 50°23'35"N

Longitude: -4.147 / 4°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 247488

OS Northings: 57016

OS Grid: SX474570

Mapcode National: GBR R9K.50

Mapcode Global: FRA 2860.8UB

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VV3+76

Entry Name: Pounds House

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473689

Location: Peverell, Plymouth, PL2

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Peverell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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740-1/5/106 (East side)
Pounds House


Large villa. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate
hipped roofs and flat roofs with balustraded parapets or deep
eaves, all with modillion cornices; stuccoed axial and end
stacks with louvred entablature; various roof dormers.
Large overall L-shaped plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 1:3:1-bay garden front with centre bays
set back and fronted by a 5-bay loggia. Stucco detail of all
elevations includes: channelled rustication to ground floor
and segmental or round-arched openings; mostly plain stucco to
1st floor, and pilastered openings with open triangular or
segmental pediments on consoles, or square-headed single
lights or groups of lights with moulded cornice hoods on
consoles. The windows are late C19 or C20 horned sashes and
some French windows. The loggia has an arcade of keyed round
arches on panelled square columns and the balcony above has a
turned balustrade over a moulded and modillion cornice. The
moulding continues as a string around the building and is
embellished with modillions where it breaks forward over
projecting features. The wings flanking the loggia have canted
bay windows to ground floor and tripartite windows above.
Along the front of the attached terrace and to steps on the
left-hand side towards rear are turned balustrades like the
balcony balustrade.
Rear entrance front is 1:1:2 bays with distyle-in-antae
unfluted Doric porch to 2nd bay from left; balustraded balcony
above porch which is set in front of 2-storey break with
window with open pediment and flanking quoin strips above
round-arched doorway with close-spoked fanlight. Blind windows
left of porch, paired windows to 1st-floor right above single
light, large window with margin panes and a pair of light at
far right.
Right-hand return from entrance has triple lights to 1st bay,
then a single light above a doorway, then a projecting bay
with pedimented window with shallow balustraded balcony set
above a wide tripartite window, now with central door, and at
far right is a single-storey wing with balustraded parapet.
Left-hand return from garden front is 1:3:1:1 bays with the
left-hand bay set back and a 1st-floor oriel to right-hand
Right-hand return from garden front has central pedimented

oriel on brackets and projecting bay on the right with
pedimented window above a projecting window with paired square
flanking columns.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to reflect the high quality
of the exterior.
Good example of a mid C19 villa.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4748857016

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