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51, Southside Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3675 / 50°22'3"N

Longitude: -4.1366 / 4°8'11"W

OS Eastings: 248145

OS Northings: 54140

OS Grid: SX481541

Mapcode National: GBR RC8.L9

Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.69K

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V97+29

Entry Name: 51, Southside Street

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473792

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/62/69 (South side)
25/01/54 No.51
(Formerly Listed as:


Large merchant's house. Probably early C17.
MATERIALS: plastered timber-framed jettied front over Plymouth
limestone rubble to ground floor and left-hand return;
limestone quoins of a lighter colour; pair of steep slate
roofs with gable ends to the street; moulded barge boards and
3 original turned pendants to valley and apices; rubble axial
and outbuilt lateral stacks to left-hand return and lateral
stacks to party wall on the right.
PLAN: deep plan with through passage left of centre.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with 2nd floor partly in roof space;
3-window range. C20 copy oak mullioned windows with leaded
lights. 2nd floor has canted 3-light plus sidelights oriels
with moulded cornices and the windows are carried on shaped
and carved brackets. Similar but wider and taller (6-light)
transomed oriel to centre of 1st floor flanked by flat 3-light
transomed windows, all with ovolo-moulded mullions and frames.
Ground floor has original moulded doorway with mitred head and
old wrought-iron gate; 2 windows left of doorway and 3 windows
to right.
INTERIOR: not inspected but former list description notes a
timber newel staircase with panelled sides, and to 1st floor a
wide timber doorcase with moulded jambs with carved stops.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4814554140

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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