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Seymour Nursing Home

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3864 / 50°23'11"N

Longitude: -4.129 / 4°7'44"W

OS Eastings: 248747

OS Northings: 56228

OS Grid: SX487562

Mapcode National: GBR RDJ.4G

Mapcode Global: FRA 2870.WRM

Plus Code: 9C2Q9VPC+HC

Entry Name: Seymour Nursing Home

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473771

Location: Compton, Plymouth, PL3

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Compton

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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SX4856SE SEYMOUR ROAD, Mannamead
740-1/38/332 (North side)
Seymour Nursing Home


Large villa, now a nursing home. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco
detail; asbestos slate hipped roof over moulded and bracketed
cornice; stuccoed end and axial stacks with moulded cornices
and old clay pots. Fairly deep plan with probably 2 rooms at
the front flanking an entrance hall leading to stair hall.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys to front with tall 1st floor, otherwise 3
storeys; symmetrical 3-bay front with rusticated quoins,
central entrance bay broken forward. Original hornless sashes
with glazing bars, round-arched heads to 1st floor, all within
pilastered openings with consoles and moulded hoods;
right-hand windows blind. Pedimented porch with rusticated
sides with alternate vermiculated rustication. Symmetrical
3-bay garden and road front to return right of entrance front
with narrower recessed central bay; canted bays to
ground-floor left and right, tripartite windows above;
pilastered openings with moulded hoods on consoles; 1st floor
with sill brackets and segmental arches, all original hornless
sashes with horizontal glazing bars. Other elevations with
many original features.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
One of a good group of villas in Mannamead which was developed
after 1851.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4874756228

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