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Latitude: 50.3859 / 50°23'9"N
Longitude: -4.1291 / 4°7'44"W
OS Eastings: 248734
OS Northings: 56168
OS Grid: SX487561
Mapcode National: GBR RDH.FD
Mapcode Global: FRA 2870.WQK
Entry Name: Blake Lodge
Listing Date: 6 June 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473768
Location: Plymouth, PL3
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: Compton
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4856SE SEYMOUR ROAD, Mannamead
740-1/38/329 (South side)
06/06/96 Blake Lodge
Large detached villa, now used as health centre. Mid C19.
Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate hipped roof with moulded
eaves cornice; stepped stack with stepped cornice over
entrance bay. Double-depth plan.
3 storeys; symmetrical 5-bay entrance front with centre bays
broken forward and central entrance bay further broken
forward. Original 12-pane hornless sashes with
segmental-arched heads. North entrance front has central Ionic
distyle-in-antis porch, the doorway set back and with
overlight and pair of panelled and glazed doors. Entablature
of porch continues broken back to flanking bays with end
pilasters; blind bays at left and right; 1st-floor moulded
architraves and 2nd floor with sills on brackets. Moulded
cornicing over ornate stucco fascia, glazing-bar sashes and
some C20 replacements to other elevations, except south
facade: this has raised architraves with bracketed cornices to
3 first-floor windows and decorative wrought-iron balcony over
canted bay window.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having fine plaster
cornicing, ornate ribbed ceiling to hall, original door and
shuuter joinery and open well turned baluster staircase.
One of a good group of villas in Mannamead which was developed
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
Listing NGR: SX4873456168
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