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Latitude: 50.3699 / 50°22'11"N
Longitude: -4.1354 / 4°8'7"W
OS Eastings: 248240
OS Northings: 54397
OS Grid: SX482543
Mapcode National: GBR RCG.9K
Mapcode Global: FRA 2872.0RW
Entry Name: 115-131, Vauxhall Street
Listing Date: 19 December 1988
Last Amended: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386490
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473877
Location: Plymouth, PL4
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4854SW VAUXHALL STREET, Barbican
740-1/62/102 (West side)
19/12/88 Nos.115-131 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
VAUXHALL STREET, Barbican
Terrace of local authority housing (renumbered so that 132-137
no longer exist). Completed 1898, by James Paton, Borough
Engineer and Architect. Painted brick walls, concrete floors
and staircases; dry slate roofs with crested clay ridge tiles;
brick end stacks.
PLAN: double-depth plan, plus rear wings to enclosed
courtyards, the overall plan is of 2 similar blocks taking 2
street corners, the block on the right with canted corner and
returned into How Street; each house with a central through
passage giving access to 1-bedroom flats and staircase to
similar upper flats.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3:3-window range with paired windows to
side bays of each unit to ground and 1st floors. Original
horned sashes with glazing bars to upper parts only;
shouldered lintels to 1st and 2nd floors. The canted corner is
a 1-window range with a blind gable end on its right. There is
a cental doorway to each unit with overlight and panelled
door. To right of left-hand doorway is granite plaque to
record that the block was opened on 5th December 1898 by
Alderman John Peltick, the designer being John Paton, and
Contractors were Wakeham Brothers.
INTERIOR: not inspected but is much as built.
Rare virtually complete early example of local authority
housing and part of a planned group with housing in How Street
and Looe Street (qqv).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:
663 & 664).
Listing NGR: SX4823654388
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