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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1113329

Location

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

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

County:

District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Nov-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473528

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX4799554137

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