NUMBERS 22-29 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129991

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 22-29 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, 22-29, ATHENAEUM STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of NUMBERS 22-29 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS
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Location

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 22-29 AND ATTACHED FORECOURT WALLS AND RAILINGS, 22-29, ATHENAEUM STREET

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 47512 54156

Summary

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Details

PLYMOUTH

SX4754 ATHENAEUM STREET, Hoe 740-1/57/258 (East side) 25/01/54 Nos.22-29 (Consecutive) and attached forecourt walls and railings (Formerly Listed as: ATHENAEUM STREET, Plymouth Nos.15-19, 22-30 AND 31)

GV II

4 pairs of houses in planned street. c1829, by John Foulston. Stucco, with stucco detail, on probable rubble; dry slate to No.23 (2nd from left), otherwise asbestos slate, the roofs behind parapet with entablature with moulded cornice; segmental-roofed attic dormers to Nos 24 and 27, otherwise modified or later dormers; brick end stacks. PLAN: double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic over basement; each pair of houses is a symmetrical 4-window front with centre broken forward. Original surviving stucco detail includes: channelled rustication to ground floor of Nos 24, 25 and 30, the others with impost string only, recessed panels to ground floor, sill strings, and moulded architraves to 1st floor of Nos 25-30. Original hornless sash, with some glazing bars missing, to No.24, otherwise C20 windows. INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain original features of interest. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: forecourt walls and bridges to entrances with wrought-iron railings with arrow-head finials and stanchions with flaming-urn finials; original iron gates with anthemion decoration to Nos 24-29. Although damaged during the Blitz, this street is still a good example of early C19 terraced house design and part of an important planned group on the Hoe. (Cox J and Thorp J (Keystone, Historic Buildings Consultants): Atheneum Street, Plymouth, Devon: K426 2; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 664).





Listing NGR: SX4752054191

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 473183

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 664

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