NUMBERS 5 TO 8 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, STEPS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113329
Date first listed:
09-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 TO 8 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, STEPS AND RAILINGS, 5-8, HOE GARDENS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 5 TO 8 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS, STEPS AND RAILINGS, 5-8, HOE GARDENS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SX4799554137

Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4654 HOE GARDENS, Hoe 740-1/57/274 (South side) Nos.5-8 (Consecutive) and attached forecourt walls, steps and railings

GV II

Planned mews terrace. Mid-late C19. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate or asbestos slate roofs with slightly-projecting eaves, the roofs of the end houses higher; stepped brick end and axial stacks. Double-depth plan, Nos 5-8 each with 2 rooms at the front and with a central entrance hall, No.8 with 1 room at the front and its entrance hall on the left. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement; Nos 5-7 each house with a symmetrical 3-window front; No.8 with 2-window range. Probably original horned sashes, those to ground floor, and doorways, under segmental arches and within channelled rustication, those to 1st floor with moulded architraves rising from mid-floor strings except for central oriels on brackets to Nos 5-7 and with pilastered tripartite windows and moulded entablature, and 2nd floor with similar string and single or paired pilastered lights with keyed round arches. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls, boundary walls and ramped walls flanking entrance bridges surmounted by wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials and with turned stanchions with turned finials. Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and villas on the Hoe, a scheme which placed Plymouth in the forefront of town planning in the early/mid C19.







Listing NGR: SX4799554137

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
473528
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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