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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: 1129964



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


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: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473164

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SX4555 ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Stoke 740-1/41/629 (North East side) 25/01/54 No.1 (Formerly Listed as: ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Devonport No.1)


Villa in planned group. c1827 by John Foulston. Stucco with stucco detail including plinth and mid-floor string; dry slate hipped roofs with projecting eaves; tall rendered stacks, over front and rear walls. L-shaped double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 2-window-range entrance front plus 2-window-range service wing set back on the left. Original or copy 12-pane hornless sashes. Large distyle in antae Doric porch with unfluted columns and plain frieze under left-hand window; doorway with panelled architrave with corner blocks set back within, and with glazed and panelled door. Right-hand return is 2-window range iron balconettes to 1st floor. INTERIOR: not inspected but said to be very fine. Forecourt railings of whole group included as separate item. This is the most prominent villa in a fine group. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 673).

Listing NGR: SX4592855101

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 673

National Grid Reference: SX4592855101


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