NUMBER 154 AND 156 AND RAILINGS AND STEPS TO NUMBER 154

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1117101

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Statutory Address: NUMBER 154 AND 156 AND RAILINGS AND STEPS TO NUMBER 154, 154 AND 156, DURNFORD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBER 154 AND 156 AND RAILINGS AND STEPS TO NUMBER 154, 154 AND 156, DURNFORD STREET

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: SX4637953703

Summary

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4653NW DURNFORD STREET, Stonehouse 740-1/65/772 (West side) 25/01/54 Nos.154 AND 156 and railings and steps to No.154

GV II

Pair of town houses. Late C18. Stuccoed fronts; rubble to right-hand return with slatehanging to 1st floor of rear wing; steep dry slate roof with 4 hipped dormers behind plain parapet; brick end stack to left of each house. Double-depth plan, front rooms to centre of pair and entrance halls at left and right. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; each house a 3-window range. Original hornless sashes with glazing bars to No.156 (left), later horned sashes to No.154. Each house has its original doorway with fluted pilasters and open pediments above blind spoked fanlights; panelled doors and reveals; tall stair sash with glazing bars to right-hand return. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rubble walls and dressed stone steps with flanking wrought-iron railings in front of doorway to No.154. Part of a planned late Georgian street, laid out in 1773. HISTORY: No.156 is reputed to have been the home of Hardy who was present at the death of Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 672).







Listing NGR: SX4637953703

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 473357

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 672

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