Numbers 3 To 10 And Attached Forecourt Walls

21 Jul 2002
Numbers 3 To 10 And Attached Forecourt Walls, 3-10 Portland Villas, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6DX
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SX4655 PORTLAND VILLAS, Plymouth 740-1/42/398 (South side) 01/05/75 Nos.3-10 (Consecutive) and attached forecourt walls


Planned terrace of villas, now used as offices. Mid C19. Stucco with stucco detail; asbestos slate hipped roofs with projecting eaves; central axial stacks and end stacks to right. Double-depth plan, each house with probably 2 rooms at the front, porch right of this and lower service wing on its right. 2 storeys over basement, each house a 3:2-window range. On the left of each front the 3-window range is symmetrical with blind central windows, otherwise late C19 or C20 2-pane sashes. Stucco detail includes: channelled rustication to ground floor with segmental arches to windows in recessed panels; mid-floor band and distyle porches with square columns and moulded entablature. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: low stuccoed and coped forecourt walls with square gate-piers. Part of a good group of mid C19 villas. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 669).

Listing NGR: SX4784855095


This is part of the Series: IOE\Letchford_Andrew C. IOE Records for Letchford, Andrew C.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Andrew C. Letchford. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Letchford, Andrew C.

Rights Holder: Letchford, Andrew C.


Asbestos, Stucco, Georgian Villa, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Terrace, Multiple Dwelling, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Office, Building