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NUMBER 1 AND 3 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT 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: NUMBER 1 AND 3 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1129981

Location

NUMBER 1 AND 3 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT RAILINGS, 1 AND 3, ALBERT ROAD

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: 473173

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4555 ALBERT ROAD, Stoke 740-1/41/638 (South side) Nos.1 AND 3 and attached forecourt railings

GV II

Asylum (orphanage), now offices. Mid-late C19, extended 1879. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate hipped roofs, the centre roof on bracketed cornice, the lower flanking roofs on modillion cornices over a moulded entablature; 1 rendered stack left of centre; cast-iron ogee gutters. PLAN: overall U-shaped double-depth plan, the original part with 2 rooms at the front flanking a central entrance hall, the flanking wings each with 1 room at the front and deep rear projection. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and 3 storeys; overall symmetrical recessed 5-window original front plus flanking 2-storey wings with wide tripartite windows. Original sashes with glazing bars within moulded architraves to central part and to returns and rear; paired sashes to centre, and left and right, of 3rd floor. Front of each wing has tripartite window to each floor: ground floor with Tuscan mullions to Venetian window; 1st floor with Tuscan mullions plus entablature, which has pedimented centre break, and the 2nd floor with recessed moulded architraves and moulded sill. Other stucco detail includes: plinth; channelled rustication to wings and central tripartite round-arched doorway; moulded entablature above ground floor; mid-floor panel above 1st floor; moulded string near heads of 2nd-floor windows and mid-floor cornice above. Panel to right-hand wing bears the inscription: "For the destitute female orphans of sailors, soldiers and Royal Marines; Patroness the Queen". INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to reflect the high quality of the exterior. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: simple low wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials.



Listing NGR: SX4590455505

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National Grid Reference: SX4590455505

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