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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.


List entry Number: 1113367



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


District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473584

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SX4854SW LOOE STREET, Barbican 740-1/62/12 (North side) 19/12/88 Nos.1-15 (Consecutive) Corporation Buildings and attached walls


Marked Nos 1-9 on OS map. Terrace of local authority flats. Completed 1898. Painted brick walls, stone sills, concrete floors, stairs and landings; slate roofs with projecting eaves; clay tile cresting and shaped finials; 7 gables with collared and arch-braced trusses [over the paired windows of 2 out of 3 fronts]; deep brick axial stacks with stepped cornices. Early local authority housing, commemorated on plaque attached to Nos 115-131 (consec) Vauxhall Street (qv); the houses are split horizontally by occupation, with extra access to the upper floor. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with houses stepping up the street; stepped corbelled segmental arches over alternating paired and single 9/2-pane horned sash windows. Ground floor has plinth and shaped string over openings with similar arches over similar paired sashes alternating with paired doorways with plain segmental arches, but single doorway at right and doorway of No.15 on return at left-hand end; tall overlights and 4-panel doors. Rear also unaltered and has dwarf boundary walls linked to series of flying concrete staircases with steel balustrades up to landings and doorways with 4-pane overlights and partly glazed doors, each flanked by sash and small light; similar arrangement of windows and doors to ground floor. INTERIORS not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES include brick walls to street frontage and walls and staircases described above. Part of a complex of practically unaltered early local authority housing. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 663 & 664).

Listing NGR: SX4817854392

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 663-664

National Grid Reference: SX 48197 54389


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