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NUMBERS 1 TO 15 AND ATTACHED ROAD FRONTAGE WALLS AND 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: NUMBERS 1 TO 15 AND ATTACHED ROAD FRONTAGE WALLS AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1129983

Location

NUMBERS 1 TO 15 AND ATTACHED ROAD FRONTAGE WALLS AND RAILINGS, 1-15, ALFRED STREET

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

County:

District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority

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: 473175

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History

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4754 ALFRED STREET, Hoe 740-1/57/254 (North side) Nos.1-15 (Odd) and attached road-frontage walls and railings

GV II

Planned terrace of houses. c1820s-30s, possibly by Foulston. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate or asbestos slate roofs behind parapet with moulded entablature and cornice, the right-hand house with turned balustrade to centre of parapet; segmental-roofed dormer windows; deep brick axial stacks and end stack to left; many old clay pots. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic over basement; each house with 2-window-range front and doorway on its right. Original stucco detail includes: channelled rustication to ground floors of 5 houses on the left with moulded mid-floor string above; plain string to houses on right; pilastered doorways with moulded capitals and cornices; and 5 houses on left and house at far right with moulded window architraves to 1st floor. Most houses with replacement horned sashes with glazing bars, some with panelled doors. INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ramped and coped stuccoed end walls to forecourt with road-frontage plinth, most with wrought-iron railings with spear-head finials and turned stanchions and with similar railings flanking steps to doorways. Included as part of an important planned group of terraces and villas by Foulston and his pupil Wightwick on the Hoe, a scheme which placed Plymouth in the forefront of town planning in the early C19.





Listing NGR: SX4755454163

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National Grid Reference: SX 47571 54155

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