Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130045

Date first listed: 09-Nov-1998

Statutory Address: 80, COMPTON AVENUE


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Statutory Address: 80, COMPTON AVENUE

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 49262 56278


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SX4856SE COMPTON AVENUE, Mannamead 740-1/38/325 (South side) No.80


Former vicarage of Emmanuel Church, Mannamead Road (qv). 1906 (Pevsner). Roughcast render; steep red tile roofs with projecting eaves with exposed rafters and projecting verges with exposed purlins and jettied over canted oriels [front and rear]; mostly outbuilt end stacks with most of the original pots. L-shaped plan, the front with pair of cross wings plus lower service wing at right angles to rear left. Arts and Crafts design. 2 storeys plus attics; 3-window-range front. Wide wooden mullioned windows with leaded glass; central flat-roofed porch on scrolled brackets, buttressed doorway with planked door and small window right of door, and canted bay window right of porch. INTERIOR: has large entrance/stair hall with large open-well staircase with open string, panelled newels, moulded handrails and splat balustrades; newel posts continued up to support moulded beams of coffered and corbelled ceiling; eared chimneypiece to right-hand room, otherwise not inspected. A very good example of a restrained design after the style of architects such as Voysey and Parker. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-: 670).

Listing NGR: SX4926256278


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 670

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