Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129967

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

Statutory Address: 2, ALBEMARLE VILLAS


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Statutory Address: 2, ALBEMARLE VILLAS

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

District: City of Plymouth (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SX 45941 55087


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SX4555 ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Stoke 740-1/41/630 (North East side) 25/01/54 No.2 (Formerly Listed as: ALBEMARLE VILLAS, Devonport No.2)


Villa in planned group. 1827 by John Foulston. Stucco with stucco detail and slatehanging to part of right-hand return; bitumen-grouted slate hipped roof with projecting eaves; 4 x 2-stage rendered end stacks. Double-depth plan with large saloon to front and entrance hall behind left-hand part. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window-range forecourt front and symmetrical 3-window entrance front to left-hand return. Corner pilasters with incised Greek key. Forecourt front has 3-bay wrought-iron balcony with spandrels and curvilinear detail to 1st floor carried on paired brackets; 2-pane sashes. Entrance front has central tripartite window with moulded hood on paired pilasters; original hornless sashes with glazing bars; the sidelights are painted over as are the other sashes of this elevation. Central porch of vermiculated rusticated stucco and moulded entablature with modillion cornice; pair of glazed and panelled doors to right-hand side of porch (facing the road). INTERIOR: virtually complete interior with some very fine features including: ornate plaster ceiling to saloon; panelled shutters, panelled doors within moulded architraves; open-well staircase with open string and stick balusters; old sink in scullery and late C19 cast-iron range in basement. Forecourt railings are included as a separate item. One of the best-preserved villas in this fine group by Foulston. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 673).

Listing NGR: SX4594155087


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Legacy System number: 473165

Legacy System: LBS


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

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